Swedish House-Gymnastics (1913)

These wonderful photographs, which make such innovative use of multiple exposure, are from a 1913 German book titled Schwedische Haus-Gymnastik nach dem System P.H. Lings by Theodor Bergquist, Director of the Swedish Gymnastic Institute in the Bavarian spa town of Bad Wörishofen.

The earliest known photograph of Vincent van Gogh is not actually Vincent van Gogh

Above, Theo van Gogh, aged 13. Below, Vincent van Gogh, aged 19.

The photograph that for fifty years has appeared in a myriad of books, encyclopedias and catalogues billed as the earliest known photo of Vincent Van Gogh is not actually him.

Last November, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam revealed the boy in the famous portrait is not a 13-year-old Vincent but his brother, 15-year-old Theo.

The white Southerners who fought US segregation

Its racist past still hangs heavy over the White South. But as with anything, it is rarely as simple as everything being bad – one of the reasons photographer Doy Gorton set out to illustrate the White South, his home, in a more nuanced light, writes James Jeffrey.