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Heads Up: 1908

Heads Up: 1908

New York circa 1908. "J.R. Bradley's animal trophies." Another view of the 67th Street duplex belonging to millionaire casino owner, big-game hunter and polar explorer John Bradley. George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.


The Most Dangerous Game

The instant I saw this picture, I thought of the short story "The Most Dangerous Game," where a big game hunter from New York is shipwrecked on an island and hunted by a crazed Russian aristocrat the early 1920s. That's a disturbing way to start the morning!

THE 100-YEAR-OLD PHOTO BLOG | History in HD is a vintage photo blog featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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