Entertainment Africa in the late 1800's in color

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by LaserT, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    May 3, 2013
    Messages:
    20,112
    Likes Received:
    37,148
    In the late 1800s and early 1900s, naturalist and taxidermist Carl Akeley led a series of expeditions to Africa to collect specimens for the Field Museum. The Chicago-based institution has collected a number of extraordinary photographs from those trips—including many glass lantern slides that were colored by hand.

    [​IMG]





    This sunken dynamite boat—the British steamer Chatham—was on its way to Japan. According to a 1905 New York Times article, the ship had caught on fire on September 6 and was purposefully sunk; on September 28, mines in the ship's hull were detonated by an electric current 5 miles away, obliterating the ship and its 90 tons of dynamite.


    [​IMG]


    Waterfalls on the Theba River in Kenya.

    [​IMG]

    Athi River and vegetation
    [​IMG]


    A sunset view

    [​IMG]

    The rock of Gibraltar.

    [​IMG]

    A dredge of Egypt's Suez Canal

    [​IMG]


    Taken from the deck of a boat called Tuna, you can see Berbera in Somalia in this photo.

    [​IMG]
    http://mentalfloss.com/article/51233/incredible-colorized-slides-africa-1896
     
    Mulletude, bobblebooey, XXXXX and 8 others like this.
  2. ltd86

    ltd86 Racist Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2013
    Messages:
    36,004
    Likes Received:
    35,131
    Could this thread title be more racist??
     
    RenchFries and Mike Huntslooce like this.
  3. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    May 3, 2013
    Messages:
    20,112
    Likes Received:
    37,148
    :eek:.....:snicker:
     
    Mulletude and IfTheyOnlyKnew like this.
  4. Rocinante

    Rocinante Well-Endowed Member Gold

    Reputations:
    1,602
    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2012
    Messages:
    4,175
    Likes Received:
    4,928
    Where are the Reggies?
    It's no wonder that they complain about not getting more roles in film.
     
  5. Pussy Tendon

    Pussy Tendon Wet! CUNT!!!!! Gold

    Reputations:
    629
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    3,219
    Likes Received:
    5,875
    There's only one color in Africa.
     
  6. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    41,079
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    183,307
    Likes Received:
    105,117
    :fil:
     
    doom2exe likes this.
  7. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

    Reputations:
    14,794
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    40,981
    Likes Received:
    42,347
    Probably could have shown modern pics. Not all that much has changed.
     
    Shithead, RenchFries and maroon like this.
  8. Evil Clown

    Evil Clown 34 VIP

    Reputations:
    21
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2013
    Messages:
    924
    Likes Received:
    1,696
    That's a terrible thing to say! Clearly the historical pictures are MUCH better looking.
     
    DarkFriday and RenchFries like this.
  9. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative Gold

    Reputations:
    6,613
    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2012
    Messages:
    24,348
    Likes Received:
    24,613
    Looks a lot better than it does today.

    I wonder why.
     
  10. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative Gold

    Reputations:
    6,613
    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2012
    Messages:
    24,348
    Likes Received:
    24,613
    Just more violence, pollution, and AIDS.
     
  11. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    41,079
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    183,307
    Likes Received:
    105,117
    #whitemanproblems
     
  12. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    May 3, 2013
    Messages:
    20,112
    Likes Received:
    37,148