You may be cool, but you'll never be "Dalì-Throwing-Gang-Signs-On-A-Gondola" cool.

These pictures come from one of the biggest photographic archives in Europe, Cameraphoto studio in Venice. Among the 320,000 negatives conserved in the archive are over 50 years of history and culture in the City of Water. From protagonists of the cinema to artists, bizarre invasions of elephants and eccentric characters, walks on water, unlikely inventions and adverse weather conditions - all this and much more has passed through the lens of the agencies photographers.

All this coolness needs to be preserved and handed down to future generations. In order to save the original negatives of these photographs, the owner of the archive launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

The purpose of this campaign is to raise sufficient funds to digitize the original photographs and obtain copies of the images in high resolution.

More info: kickstarter.com

#1 Paul Newman

Paul Newman

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Ashley Fernandes 5 days ago

Uh he was so gorgeous. He'd give guys today a run for their money.

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#2 Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren

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Nikki D 5 days ago

What a lovely dress on a beautiful lady.

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#3 Paul Newman

Paul Newman

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Mother Mary Helen 5 days ago

OMG so handsome

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#4 Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot

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Natasha Forchione 5 days ago

Why were celebrities of this era and past more beautiful than the ones we call celebrities nowadays?

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#5 Salvador Dalì

Salvador Dalì

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Jeff 5 days ago

The gondola rower looks like he needs a hat.

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#6 Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda

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glowworm2 5 days ago

Look how happy that cat is!

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#7 Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve

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Conrad Strucker 5 days ago

look how far we've come back then celebrities could think and had hobbies besides driving and surfing insta

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#8 Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas

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UniversalMel 5 days ago

No one seems to ask... How are they wearing heels on sand???

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#9 Alain Delon

Alain Delon

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Jeff 5 days ago

The dude behind hims like “eww pidgeon”

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#10 Annamaria Benvenuti

Annamaria Benvenuti

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Nikki D 5 days ago

Bring back full coverage bikini bottoms!

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