Featured Image: Nadar [Gaspard Félix Tournachon], photographer [French, 1820 – 1910] , [Félix Nadar in Gondola of Balloon]. French, about 1863. SOURCE: Getty. This is one of the 4,600 images the Getty folks have added to the Public Domain so more people can use and enjoy them.
Hurrah for Getty. Looks like those good folks are catching up with the times. This major collection should be a big boost to the images available to Alternative news services like THEI. . . . EDITOR
The J. Paul Getty Trust has an incredible collection of artwork including art from Monet, van Gogh, Rembrandt, da Vinci and more. Now, nearly 5,000 pieces of art from that collection have been opened up to the public for free use. You can browse the collection here, and it includes some incredible photographs of science and engineering like:. . . Read Complete photo-article.
Photo: Eiffel Tower in Paris France under construction. ” Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world”.. . . Wiki.
Image: Louis-Émile Durandelle, photographer [French, 1839 – 1917] , Exposition universelle de 1889 / État d’avancement.
French, November 23, 1888. SOURCE: Getty. Another incredible historical photo recently released into Public Domain.