Friday, 31 May 2013

Vincent's Ear

Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889
by Vincent van Gogh
Oil on canvas

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Studio Ebba

Portrait of a young woman
Sweden ca.1895
Studio Ebba Lindstedt, Örnsköldsvik

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Harper’s Bazaar

Fashion model Deborah Dixon
Harper’s Bazaar, Rome 1962
Photo: Frank Horvat

Monday, 27 May 2013


Edward Hopper's Study for Nighthawks, 1941 or 42
Fabricated chalk and charcoal on paper.

Edward Hopper, Self-Portrait 1925-30 
Oil on canvas

Sunday, 26 May 2013

Daguerreotype Portrait

Unknown Woman
Daguerreotype portrait, 1850s
From The Nite Tripper's photostream, Flickr

Saturday, 25 May 2013

Poster Design by E. McKnight Kauffer

London Underground Poster 1924

Go Great Western to Cornwall 1933

London Underground poster 1933

Friday, 24 May 2013

Henri Désiré Landru

Landru ca.1921
Theatre poster (?)
by the Dutch printing firm Drukkerij Kotting Amsterdam
Poster Art: Charles Verschuuren Jr.
Landru was a French serial killer and real-life "Bluebeard".

Photo de Henri Désiré Landru
de la collection privée Zoummeroff

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White with her cat
Darien, Connecticut 1964
Photograph by Ansel Adams

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Coney Island Beach

Coney Island beach in 1952
Photo: Margaret Bourke-White
Time & Life Pictures
(Getty Images)

Monday, 20 May 2013

Coney Island

Steeplechase Park at night
Coney Island, New York
Postcard - Issued 1930-45

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Postcard Design

Postkarte ca.1907
Designed by Maria Likarz

Postkarte ca.1907
Designed by Mela Koehler

Postkarte 1911
Mr. Jumping Jack
Designed by Josef Divéky

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Angel Heart

Mickey Rourke as private eye Angel Heart
New York 1986
Photo: Helmut Newton

Friday, 17 May 2013


Portrait of Franz Kafka 1906
Czech author
A German-language writer of novels and short stories.
Photo: Sigismund Jacobi

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Wednesday, 15 May 2013


Disembarking from the SS Baltic
Ellis Island, N. Y. 1907
(Bain Collection)

Monday, 13 May 2013

Station Foreman

T.H. Hodson ca.1920
Station Foreman at North Woolwich
East London, England

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Queen Alexandra

Queen Alexandra
The wife and queen-empress consort of King Edward VII
Carbon print on card mount, 1889
Photo: Walery
(National Portrait Gallery, London)

Saturday, 11 May 2013

Not Bullets

Squirt Water Not Bullets, 2013
by Kim Il Soon (Mina Cheon)
Oil on canvas

Friday, 10 May 2013

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Mr. White

Richard Grant White, ca.1863
(Library of Congress)
One of the foremost literary and musical critics of his day.
He was also a prominent Shakespearean scholar, journalist, social critic,
and lawyer who was born and died in New York USA. (Wiki)
(1822 – 1885)

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Trans-Australian Railway

Trans-Australian Railway - Date issued Ca.1930
Poster Art: James Northfield
(Boston Public Library)

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Monday, 6 May 2013

Orange Free State

Sergeant F. de Bruin
Department of Prisons employee, Orange Free State 1992
Photo: Roger Ballen

Saturday, 4 May 2013

Friday, 3 May 2013


Grand entrance, Exposition Universelle
Paris France, 1900
Photochrom print
(Library of Congress)

Thursday, 2 May 2013


Virginia Woolf, 1902
English novelist and critic
(1882 – 1941)
Photo: George Charles Beresford

Wednesday, 1 May 2013


Three onions "Ailsa Craig" 1900
Photo: Charles Jones
(1866 - 1959)
Jones was an English gardener and photographer,
noted for his still lifes of fruit and vegetables.