Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Sunday, 25 June 2017

War Time Shelter

People sheltering in the Tube,
Elephant and Castle underground station, 1940
Photo: Bill Brandt
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Flower Basket

Flower Basket in the Form of a Gourd
by Maeda Chikubosai I (1872–1950)

Showa era (1926-1989), circa 1930–1940.
Susudake bamboo, rattan; chrysanthemum plaiting (base),
mat plaiting, free-style plaiting with branch bamboo;
vertically scored lacquered bamboo otoshi.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Service Station

Untitled, (Service Station)
from 'The Democratic Forest' ca.1983/1986

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017

Male Nude

Young Male Nude Seated on Leopard Skin,
Italy, ca.1895. Unidentified photographer.
Albumen silver print from glass negative
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Anarchy


Clotilde Adnet. Aged 19, born in December 1874 in
Argentant (Orne). Embroidery machinist. Anarchist.
Released on 7/1/94, 1894.
Albumen silver print from glass negative.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Auto Races

International Auto Races
Indianapolis, 1914

Grand Prix du Cap D'Antibes
Artwork by Alexis Kow, 1929

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Monday, 12 June 2017

Dr William Bland

(1/9th plate Daguerreotype in Wharton case)

William Bland, born in London in 1789, was a transported
convict, medical practitioner and surgeon, politician,
farmer and inventor in colonial New South Wales,
Australia.  (Wiki)

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Elvis

Elvis with his mom, 1956

A young Elvis Presley at home in Memphis
with mom Gladys, and an impressive assortment
of stuffed animals. 35mm negative by Phillip
Harrington for Look magazine.
(Shorpy)