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Rare Vintage Photos, Part 7 (42 pics)




     


An underwater nuclear test being conducted during Operation Dominic, in the Pacific Coast off California, 1962.

An underwater nuclear test being conducted during Operation Dominic, in the Pacific Coast off California, 1962.

Bedouin mother, 1948. Photograph by Ilo Battigelli

Bedouin mother, 1948. Photograph by Ilo Battigelli

Britain's first black policeman PC Norwell Gumbs (later Norwell Roberts) directing traffic in 1968

Britain’s first black policeman PC Norwell Gumbs (later Norwell Roberts) directing traffic in 1968

Christmas party on Bondi Beach, Sydney, 1959

Christmas party on Bondi Beach, Sydney, 1959

Children cross the river using pulleys on their way to school in the outskirts of Modena, Italy, 1959

Children cross the river using pulleys on their way to school in the outskirts of Modena, Italy, 1959

A dorm room, 1968

A dorm room, 1968

Hair Permer 1930

Hair Permer 1930

Hand-colored photo of a Japanese Samurai warrior from 1881

Hand-colored photo of a Japanese Samurai warrior from 1881

Māori Battalion performing the Haka in Egypt, 1941

Māori Battalion performing the Haka in Egypt, 1941

Mathias Rust's Cessna 172 that landed illegally in the Red Square on May 28, 1987.

Mathias Rust’s Cessna 172 that landed illegally in the Red Square on May 28, 1987.