Monday, 30 November 2015

Paris 1900

Ancient Paris, Exposition Universelle,
Paris, 1900
Photochrom print
(Library of Congress)

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Thursday, 26 November 2015


Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew sailed to the
Antarctic on the Endurance in 1914,
but when they arrived the ship became trapped in the thick ice.
Photo: Frank Hurley

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Thursday, 19 November 2015

The Fall of the Rebel Angels

The Fall of the Rebel Angels, 1562 (detail)
by Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Painted on oak Panel

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Monday, 16 November 2015

Railway Posters

We Shall Not Fail, 1943
Poster Art by Leslie Ragan

New York Central System,1946
Poster Art by Leslie Ragan

Sunday, 15 November 2015

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Portrait of a Child

Unknown little girl sitting on a striped cushion
holding a framed portrait of a man,possibly her dead father, 1847-60.
Photo: Ross and Thomson of Edinburgh
Ninth-plate daguerreotype

Friday, 13 November 2015

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Monday, 9 November 2015

Children's Portrait

Portrait group of four unidentified children, 1860's-1870's
Photograph: Marcus Guttenberg of Bristol

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Car crash

Car crash, ca.1939
Photo: Weegee

(Due to computer problems I didn't post
anything last week. As you can see all problems 
are now solved. Enjoy.)