Victorian Era footage

1896-1900

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+16 1. samxgx commented 7 years ago

Great suiting music for such peacefull looking times...
how would they feel to see the future how we live now?
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+34 2. Magasul commented 7 years ago

All of these people are dead.
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+2 3. Baliverne commented 7 years ago

I`m not sure about the music. It fits for a particular mood but replace it with something fast paced and you would think a whole lot different. Actually most of these people look happy about their everyday life, looking at the camera with curiosity and going about in their own interesting time.
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+2 4. darkmas commented 7 years ago

i had no idea electric tram was crossing the venice's dome plaza.
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+13 5. Sluggishadj commented 7 years ago

it's a lovely VICOTRIA era footage
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+8 6. sux2bu commented 7 years ago

I am betting this is Victorian Era footage.
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+6 7. Jabafara commented 7 years ago

(i) Music is by Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No. 1, but it's down tempoed in vid.
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+7 8. MajorIdea commented 7 years ago

Quite possibly one of the most extraordinary videos I've ever seen. More of a window to the past than a video, really.
Its strange how hollywood has shown us images from this era in color, HD, 3D all the bells and whistles, but remembering it feels like so faded and fake compared to the vivid life in this b&w video.
Kinda makes me wish I had a Tardis. :)
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+4 9. huldu commented 7 years ago

If you look closely you can see me in one of those frames. Those were the days!
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+5 10. braveheart2052 commented 7 years ago

I think I saw my mother inlaw ! :x
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+1 11. havix1 commented 7 years ago

Its not like they could hide what they were doing back then. I like how you don't see everyone trying to get in front and wave like some will wave back through the lens.
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+1 12. UofMichFan commented 7 years ago

Interesting how the men all wore hats and most of the women as well. The women that didn't still had their hair tied up in something.
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+1 13. jackDjohnson commented 7 years ago

Beautiful Music !! Crazy to think that EVERYONE in the video is dead !!! Tons and Tons of people and not on of THEM is alive right now !! that made this kinda creepy to watch !! :S
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+3 14. Judge-Jake commented 7 years ago

I do find it weird that 18 people have liked the statement "All these people are dead" Let me try one uum "None of these people were actually black and white". Actually I do like the very end of the film with the people (all dead now) waving the train goodbye! it was almost like it was heading off to 2013 and they couldn't follow.
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+2 15. Burimi commented 7 years ago

Is it Vicotria or Victoria?
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+2 16. Vaypay commented 7 years ago

#13: Music of Eric Satie.

#15: Dyslexics of the world, untie !
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0 17. worm commented 7 years ago

Dead people walking..All men have hats ..
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+2 18. zxoxz commented 7 years ago

Notice...???no fat people...they walked a lot!
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+2 19. thoruus commented 7 years ago

Ocean of time between us, yet we're the same as they were once.
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0 20. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

Lovely peek into history. Beautiful clothes. Thank you LobsterKing for sharing. :)..

edit: 12/30/2016
LobsterKing, please come back to snotr...I miss you! :'(

edit 2/24/2017
One of my true snotr favorites, and yes, #18 definitely no fat people, more walking and also additional physical activity, hanging clothes outside, cutting grass, not with a drive mower, no leaf blowers, no snow blowers, less fast food...we're not doing ourselves a favor with all those "improvements".
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-1 21. Judge-Jake commented 4 years ago

#20 Yes and TB, Polio, no cure at all for cancer, the workhouse, poverty, the smell. Queen Victoria once said that she would bathe, one a month, whether she needed to or not. Wonderful times O:)