Wednesday, 20 January 2021


Sharpie in a Cafeteria, New York, 1946
Photograph: Ted Croner
Gelatin silver print

Tuesday, 19 January 2021


Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Les Lauves
by Paul Cézanne
Oil on canvas

Paul Cézanne in his studio at
Les Lauves in front of ‘Large Bathers‘
Photograph: Émile Bernard - 1904

Monday, 18 January 2021

Witold Krassowski

Snow eater in front of the railway station

The bride and bridesmaid during a wedding celebrations in Fakulteta, a Gypsy district of Sofia, Bulgaria. Photograph: Witold Krassowski - 1991.

Sunday, 17 January 2021

André Kertész

Photograph: André Kertész
Gelatin silver print

New York, 1936
Photograph: André Kertész
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 16 January 2021

Chris Killip

Simon being taken to sea for the first time since his father drowned.

Youth on a wall, Jarrow, Tyneside, 1976
Photograph: Chris Killip

Friday, 15 January 2021

Photochrom Prints

A view of Randolph Street east from LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois. Photochrom Colour Print, ca.1900. The Detroit Photographic Co.

Patrick Street, Cork, Ireland, ca.1895
Photochrom Colour Print
Detroit Publishing Co.

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Early 20th Century Portraits

Unidentified young woman, New York City
Carte de visite - ca.1900

Ray Strachey - British feminist, politician, mathematician, engineer, artist and writer, ca.1910, LSE Library. Restored by Adam Cuerden.

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Alex Merritt

The Guest, 2019
Oil on Linen

Solana, 2020
by Alex Merritt
Oil on canvas, 72" x 84”

Tuesday, 12 January 2021


The ferry Pere Marquette 18, being towed under the State St. Bridge, Chicago, (before 1910). (Detroit Publishing Co.)

The ferry Pere Marquette 18 before she sank. Photo published sometime before 1910. (Detroit Publishing Co.)

Monday, 11 January 2021

Sunday, 10 January 2021

Time of Change

Time of Change (Dancing by the Jukebox, Chicago), 1962
Photograph: Bruce Davidson
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 9 January 2021

Sail & Steam

Hero Towing Pamir to Sydney Heads, 1940s
Photograph: Max Dupain
Gelatin silver print

Life at the Spit, n/d
Photograph: Max Dupain
Gelatin silver print

Thursday, 7 January 2021

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

Birney Imes

Riverside Lounge, Shaw, Mississippi, 1989
Photograph: Birney Imes
Chromogenic dye coupler print

Blume with T.P. - Summer, 1986
Photograph: Birney Imes
Chromogenic dye coupler print

Monday, 4 January 2021

Tombstone, Arizona

Famous old bar in Tombstone, Arizona. May 1940. Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. (Shorpy)

Sunday, 3 January 2021

Rosa Parks

Ebony Magazine, ca.1955
Unknown Photographer

Rosa Parks being fingerprinted on
February 22, 1956, by Lieutenant D.H. Lackey
Associated Press: Restored by Adam Cuerden

Saturday, 2 January 2021

Brandi Twilley

Peeing, 2019
Oil on unstretched canvas

Brandi Twilley in her studio, n/d
Photograph: Brad Ogbonna

Friday, 1 January 2021

New Year 2021

Happy New Year from Mae West & Rigadoon23

Promotional still for the 1940 film 'My Little Chickadee,' Mae West with W. C. Fields, March 1940.  (Universal Pictures)