Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Portrait of a Young Woman

Portrait of a young woman in Edwardian dress
Unidentified Photographer, n/d
(Powerhouse Museum Sydney)

Monday, 18 February 2019

Francis Bacon

Study for Portrait, 1977
Oil and dry transfer lettering on canvas

Francis Bacon, 1970
Platinum print

Sunday, 17 February 2019

日下部 金兵衛

Shrine Maiden performing a Shinto God Entertainment  Dance, 1880's 
Large, hand-tinted albumen print by Kusakabe Kimbei, 日下部 金兵衛 

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Paiute Indians

Paiute Indians in Reno, 1868
Photograph: Alfred A Hart
(half of a stereograph)
(Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum)

Tuesday, 12 February 2019


Spanish Postcard
The Ministry of Development with Wine Wagons
Madrid, Spain, 1908

Monday, 11 February 2019

The Port of Hamburg

Hamburg, Port Scene, 1929
Photograph: Albert Renger-Patzsch

Hamburg Port, ca.1929

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Saturday, 9 February 2019

Friday, 8 February 2019

Mr. Dan Sampson

Children of Dan Sampson, who moved out of the Pine Camp expansion area in August, waiting in the family car for the school bus near South Rutland, New York, October 1941. Medium format negative by Jack Delano. (Shorpy)

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

The Mochida Family

Members of the Mochida family awaiting the
evacuation bus, Hayward, California, May 9, 1942.
Photograph: Dorothea Lange

Monday, 4 February 2019

Mr. & Mrs. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien, January 1911
Studio of H.J. Whitlock & Sons Ltd., Birmingham
(Bodleian Libraries)

Edith Tolkien, née Bratt, (aged 17) 1906
The Victoria Studio, 201 Broad Street, Birmingham
(Tolkien Trust)

Saturday, 2 February 2019

László Moholy-Nagy

View from Pont Transbordeur, Marseille, 1929

A19, 1927
by László Moholy-Nagy
Oil and graphite on canvas

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Police Pose

Clarksdale, Mississippi, police pose for a photograph as ministers from the National Council of Churches march to the local church, 1963.
Photo: Danny Lyon.  Gelatin silver print