History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

29 December, 2011

On the Ice

Shall we skate?



Skating in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, c. 1872-1887. Source




Skating in Switzerland, 1930. Source



Children skating, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1953. Source



Doing the ice tango, c. 1910. Source



Skating on Lake Chelan, Washington State, US, c.1900. Source



Speed skaters ready for the race start, the Netherlands, 1914. Source



Catholic priest ice skating, Detroit, Michigan, 1955. Source



A Mrs. Cunningham skating, c. 1910-1915. Source



Figure skater Irving Brokaw, c. 1910. Source



Skating in traditional costume, Marken, the Netherlands, 1938. Source



Skating with a pram-sledge, St. Moritz, Switzerland, 1926. Source



Sailors skating at Rockefeller Centre, NYC, 1942. Source



Skating on the canals in Amsterdam, 1976. Source



Elderly Chinese people skating, China, 1946. Source



Child with safety pillow, aww. The Netherlands, 1933. Source



Skating on St. Margaret's Loch, Edinburgh, Scotland, c. 1880 [?]. Source

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