1. Posted on 30 August, 2012

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    Reblogged from livelymorgue

    Your mid-afternoon, pre-Friday pick-me-up.

    Check out that device under the counter… This photo ran in the New York Times on August 23, 1925 with the headline: “A Gas Attack in the Broadway Front Line Trenches: Sham Hold-Up in a Jeweler’s Store to Test a New Tear Gas Perfected by Captain Adrian St. John, Which Blinds a Person Temporarily After Its Release by a Touch of the Foot on a Device Under the Counter.” 

    (Source: livelymorgue)

  2. pick-me-up

    New York Times

    tear gas