Swimming Mao Zedong, 1966

Swimming Mao Zedong, 1966

This photo of swimming Mao Zedong, made by his cameraman Lv Houmin, was named as one of the most influential images by Times magazine due to its propaganda effect and events which followed this swim. By July 1966, it seemed that China had lost its revolutionary steam and the power grip of the 72-year-old Chairman Mao …

New York in 1905 in 19 photos

New York in 1905 in 19 photos

These beautiful photos captured New York in 1905, the so-called Gilded Age of the city. The ‘capital of the world’ as we know NYC today, shaped its architectural face, crowded by multinational immigrants, got ready for the skyrocketing historical booming growth. In 1905 New York City was a city of spectacular architecture, large and beautiful…