Friday, 28 February 2014


Clifford B. Harmon seated in an aeroplane,
Aviator and land developer
July 1910, New York
Photo: Bain News Service

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Californian Oranges

1930s Tapo Brand Valencia Oranges

1930s Dream Flower Brand Valencia Oranges

1940s Airship Brand Citrus

Monday, 24 February 2014

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Friday, 21 February 2014

King Street, Sydney

King Street, looking east from George Street, Sydney
Australia. ca.1890
(Powerhouse Museum)

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Lam Cheng

The Humpback Bridge at Lam Cheng, 1898
Amoy Interior, China

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Monday, 17 February 2014

Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett's "Film" 1965
Starring Buster Keaton
Directed by Alan Schneider
Photo: Alan Schneider

Details of the film can be found on Wikipedia
And the film can be seen on Youtube.

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Edward Burtynsky

Oxford Tire Pile # 1, Westley, California, 1999
Photo: Edward Burtynsky

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Eugéne Atget

The Panthéon, Paris, 1924
Photo: Eugéne Atget
Gelatin silver chloride print

Friday, 14 February 2014

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Royal occasion, London
Coronation of George VI, 12th May 1937
Photo: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Mark Seliger

Drew Barrymore in Wonderland, 2010
Photo: Mark Seliger
Digital C print

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Hannah Höch

Hannah Höch with puppets representing
her daughters Pax and Botta, ca.1920
Photo: Willy Römer

Fröhliche Dame, 1923
by Hannah Höch

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

J. G. Ballard

J. G. Ballard, The Drought, 1974

J. G. Ballard, The Terminal Beach, 1974

Both designed and illustration by David Pelham,
Penguin paperbacks.

Monday, 10 February 2014

Hippolyte Bayard

Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man, 1840
Photo: Hippolyte Bayard
Direct Positive Print

Sunday, 9 February 2014

Hong Kong $100 Note

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation,
specimen $100 featuring Chalon portrait of Queen Victoria.

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Eugene Richards

Untitled (Dorchester, Mass.) 1975
Photo: Eugene Richards
Gelatin silver print

Friday, 7 February 2014

Utagawa Hiroshige

Famous Tea Shop, first state, from the series Fifty-three
Stations of the Tôkaidô Road, ca.1833–34.
by Utagawa Hiroshige
Woodblock print

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Pablo Picasso

Claude & Paloma, 1950
by Pablo Picasso
Oil and ripolin on panel

Claude & Paloma Picasso, Paris, 1966
Photo: Richard Avedon

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Helen Levitt

New York, ca.1942
Photographer Helen Levitt
Gelatin silver print

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Monday, 3 February 2014

Sir John Herschel

Sir John Herschel, 1867
Photo: Julia Margaret Cameron
Albumen silver print from glass negative.
John Herschel was an English mathematician, astronomer, chemist,
and experimental photographer.

Photograph of a Moon crater,
Calotype made by Sir John Herschel, 1842.

Sunday, 2 February 2014

Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols
God Save the Queen Poster, 1977
Art work by Jamie Reid

Saturday, 1 February 2014

Eugenio Lucas Velazquez

Death Reading from a Human Lectern, with
Congregation in the Background, ca.1850.
by Eugenio Lucas Velazquez
Black chalk and brown wash