Giraffe women visit London, 1935

The Kayan Lahwi people, also known as Padaung, are an ethnic group with populations in Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand. Padaung women are well-known for [...]

The London milkman, 1940

The appearance of German bombers in the skies over London introduced a new weapon of terror and destruction in the arsenal of twentieth century warfare. [...]

City of London after a German air raid, 1940

The building in the center of the photograph is the Old Bailey, one of London’s courts. The statue atop is of course the Lady of Justice. This iconic [...]

The V-1 “buzz bomb” plunging toward central London

This bomb landed on a side road off Drury Lane blasted several buildings, including the office of the Daily Herald. Known as the Flying bomb, Buzz bomb or [...]

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London

Toni Frissell’s famous image of an abandoned boy clutching a stuffed animal in the rubble of 1945 London. The boy did in fact survive the war. In the [...]