The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism which had its beginnings during the second half of the 19th century. The conservative lifestyles during the first half of the decade, as well as the legacy of military alliances , were forever changed by the assassination , on June 28, 1914, of Archduke Franz Ferdinand , the heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne .
1910s Fashion Plates of men, women, and children's fashion from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries; Ladies' and Men's Evening Dress for the Ragtime Era 1910–1920 (vintage images) "1910s - 20th Century Fashion Drawing and Illustration". Fashion, Jewellery & Accessories. Victoria and Albert Museum. Archived from the original on 2011-06-02
In 1901, Prokudin-Gorsky established a photographic studio and laboratory in Saint Petersburg. The following year, he travelled to Berlin and spent 6 weeks studying colour sensitization and three-colour photography with photochemistry professor Adolf Miethe, the most advanced practitioner in Germany at that time.
This is a list of sovereign states in the 1910s, giving an overview of states around the world during the period between 1 January 1910 and 31 December 1919. It contains entries, arranged alphabetically, with information on the status and recognition of their sovereignty.
Late 1910s. 1917 Socialist realism. A style of realistic art which was developed in the Soviet Union and became a dominant style in other socialist countries. 1918 Air ioniser. By Alexander Chizhevsky; 1918 Budenovka. By Viktor Vasnetsov; 1918 Ushanka. 1918 Jet pack (not built) 1919 Film school. 1919 Theremin. By Léon Theremin; 1919 ...
A Tom Swifty (or Tom Swiftie) is a phrase in which a quoted sentence is linked by a pun to the manner in which it is attributed. Tom Swifties may be considered a type of wellerism.
From top: Cadillac Square and Wayne County Building (1902); Cadillac Square (1910s); corner of Michigan Avenue and Griswold Street (circa 1920) In 1903, Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company . Ford's manufacturing—and those of automotive pioneers William C. Durant , the Dodge Brothers , Packard , and Walter Chrysler —established Detroit's status in the early 20th century as the world's ...