Saturday, 31 August 2013

Field Portrait

Field portrait of a Landsturmmann from Landsturm Infanterie Bataillon
'Friedberg' (XVIII 10), 301st Infanterie Division. 1917-18

Friday, 30 August 2013

German War Posters

Red Cross 1914
Poster Art by Ludwig Hohlwein

People's Charity
for German Prisonsers of War ca.1918
Poster Art by Ludwig Hohlwein

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Battle of the Somme

Soldiers with the British Machine Gun Corps
wearing gas masks in 1916 during World War I's
first Battle of the Somme.

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Arrival of the Boulogne Ferry

Arrival of the Boulogne Ferry, Folkestone, England ca.1895
Photochrom Print
(Library of Congress)

Monday, 26 August 2013


C. P. Lundström, Coachman, 1930
Gävle, Gästrikland, Sweden
Photo: Einar Erici

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Peasant Woman

Peasant Woman Bending Over, 1885
by Vincent van Gogh
Black pencil on paper

Saturday, 24 August 2013

Alfred Stieglitz

Agnes Stieglitz Engelhard by the Lake ca.1912
Photo: Alfred Stieglitz

Friday, 23 August 2013

Mrs. Strindberg

Harriet Bosse, 1904
Photo: Otto Johansson
A Swedish–Norwegian actress, August Strindberg's third wife.

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Wm. Randolph Steele

Hon. Wm. Randolph Steele
Delegate from the Territory of Wyoming ca.1873
(Library of Congress)

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Katherine Stinson

Katherine Stinson and her Curtiss aeroplane, ca.1910
Photo Bain News Service
(Library of Congress)

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Abstract x 2

No.9 - 1957
by Tibor Pataky
Charcoal and graphite on paper

Girl Born without a Mother, ca.1917
by Francis Picabia
Gouache and metallic paint on printed paper

Monday, 19 August 2013


1920s or early 1930s
From the 'Amersham and Kent House, SE London Series'

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Saturday, 17 August 2013


Manao tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Keep Watch) 1892
by Paul Gauguin
Oil on canvas

Friday, 16 August 2013

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Tet Offensive

Don McCullin with Delta Company, 1/5th US Marines
during the Battle for Hue, Tet Offensive, Vietnam 1968.
This photograph was taken by Nik Wheeler using Don McCullin's camera.

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Young Sheep Girl

A young girl with her prize sheep, ca.1900
(Powerhouse Museum Sydney, Australia)

Monday, 12 August 2013

Under A Trellace

Young woman under a trellace, 1888
Photo: A. Flegeltaub
(Powerhouse Museum Sydney, Australia)

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Gay Protest

A demonstrator holds up a poster with a picture of Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a protest against Russia's new anti-gay propaganda law, outside Downing Street in central London August 10, 2013.
Photo: Luke MacGregor REUTERS

Friday, 9 August 2013

Three Magazine Covers

Popular Science, 1933
Cover Art: Edgar Franklin Wittmack

Popular Science, 1949

Science and Mechanics, 1930s

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Tuesday, 6 August 2013


Theory of Catastrophe, 2004
by Malcolm Morley
  Oil on linen

Monday, 5 August 2013

Raging Bull

Robert De Niro
Scene from Raging Bull, 1980
Directed by Martin Scorsese
 (Studio still)

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Bonneville 69

Bonneville - August 1969
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, US
Scanned from Kodachrome slide

Saturday, 3 August 2013

Friday, 2 August 2013

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker in Banana Skirt
From the Folies Bergère production "Un Vent de Folie" 1928
Photo: Walery Studio
Gelatin silver print

Thursday, 1 August 2013


Lenny Bruce arrested, 1961
(Examiner Press photo)
Lenny Bruce was an American stand-up comedian,
social critic and satirist.