Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Monday, 28 September 2020

In Those Days

An English Telegram Boy (left) pausing for
Ice Cream in a London Street, ca.1900
Unknown Photographer

Kinetoscopes being used in an Arcade in the 1920s
Unknown Photographer

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Thursday, 24 September 2020

From The Train

Train Journey - Eastbourne to Hastings, (East Sussex)
Photograph: Ray Wallis - 4th ‎September ‎2020

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Monday, 21 September 2020

Photochrom Colour Prints

Quay Alexandre III and Commercial Docks
Cherbourg, France, ca.1895
Photochrom Colour Print
(Library of Congress)

The Harbour in Kingstown Co. Dublin, Ireland, ca.1895
Photochrom Colour print
(Library of Congress)

Sunday, 20 September 2020

The Man Who Stole A Goya

Kempton Bunton outside a London court in 1965
Photograph: Keystone - Getty Images

The Duke of Wellington, 1812 - 1814
Oil on mahogany panel

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jackson Pollock

Red Composition, 19 ¼ x 23 ¼ in.
by Jackson Pollock - 1946
Oil on Masonite


Abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock in his studio in 1953. Photograph: Tony Vaccaro - Getty Images.

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Lennon & Lee


John Lennon in Denim Jacket, New York City, 1974. Photograph: Bob GruenGelatin silver print.


Director Spike Lee near his home in New York, May 14, 2020. Photograph: Andre D. Wagner - The New York Times.

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Protest


Protests outside the NUM headquarters in Sheffield, England, during the miners’ strike of 1984. Photograph: Tony Prime - The Observer.

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Athena, Oregon


Children outside tent home at the FSA migratory farm labour camp mobile unit, Athena, Oregon, July 1941. Photograph: Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. (Shorpy)

Monday, 14 September 2020

Helene Schjerfbeck


Photograph of the Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck
Early 1890's. Unknown Photographer.

The Convalescent, 1888
by Helene Schjerfbeck
Oil on canvas

Sunday, 13 September 2020

Saturday, 12 September 2020

Dr. Frankenstein


Poster for the 1931 film FrankensteinIllustration and design 
by Karoly GroszDistributed by Universal Pictures.


A film still showing Dr. Frankenstein’s laboratory in the 1931 film.
(Courtesy of Universal Studios Licensing LLC)

Friday, 11 September 2020

Studio Portrait

Studio portrait of three young women, ca.1900
Phillips Glass Plate Negative Collection
(Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, AU)

Thursday, 10 September 2020

Chess Grandmaster

Hou Yifan at the 2016 Chess Olympiad in Baku

Hou Yifan is a Chinese chess grandmaster and four-time Women's World Chess Champion. A chess prodigy, she is the youngest female player ever to qualify for the title of grandmaster and the youngest ever to win the Women's World Chess Championship. Photograph: Andreas Kontokanis