Throwback Thursday: What a view

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s take in the scenery in chronological order (1865 to 1947), starting with an exceptional city overlook in India to a vista point from an Australian park, and more offered in the photographic archives from The Commons.

General View, Bhurtpore

Bhurtpore (Rajasthan, India). Artist: Samuel Bourne. Creation Date: 1865.

Eugene looking south from Skinner's Butte, tree, circa 1908

Eugene, Oregon, looking south from Skinner’s Butte, circa 1908. Gerald W. Williams Collection.

View of Stongfjorden

View of Stongfjorden. Photographer: Paul Stang. Taken circa 1910.

Untitled

Nova Scotia Alpine Club Camp. Photographer: Arthur Bloomfield Dawson. Date: 1915.

View over Davos

Sanatorium Davos-Dorf side. Edith Södergran collection. Taken sometime in 1920.

Landscape, Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia.

Sunshine City

View from King’s Park over the Western Australian city of Perth. Date: 1947.

To join this series, tweet @flickr with your favorite photos, and include the hashtag #ThrowbackThursday. And if you’d rather not tweet, simply include the same hashtag in your Flickr photo title, or tag it with ThrowbackThursday. We can’t wait to see what time period and subjects show up next in pictures. From old scans to new photos of throwback memories, we like them all. In the meantime you can also find inspiration in The Commons on Flickr.

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