Sunday, 31 January 2016

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Monday, 25 January 2016


Cuban leader Fidel Castro, Gabriel García Márquez,
and literary agent Carmen Balcells in Havana, Ca.1980-1990s.
Image courtesy of Harry Ransom Center

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Strip Cell

A man sits in a strip cell in the Richmond City Jail
Thursday, August 2, 2007
Photo: Eva Russo

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Operating Theater

Operating theater at Boston City Hospital, ca.1890
(Harvard Medical Library)

Wednesday, 20 January 2016


Ca.1907. "Cincinnati -- Mount Adams across Ohio River from Covington, Kentucky." With a view of the sternwheeler Iron Sides pushing a coal barge. Dry plate glass negative. Detroit Publishing Company. (Shorpy)

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Monday, 18 January 2016


Bridge, Cologne, 1927
Photo: Werner Mantz
Silver gelatin print

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Monday, 11 January 2016

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Power Lines

Buildings and Power Lines,
San Francisco, California, ca.1930
Photo: Brett Weston
Gelatin silver print

Thursday, 7 January 2016

American Flamingo

American Flamingo, 1838
by John James Audubon.
Hand-coloured etching
and aquatint on Whatman paper

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

The Norfolk Broads

Waiting for the Turn of the Tide
Cantley Wherries, Norfolk Broads, England, 1886
Platinum print

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Monday, 4 January 2016

Friday, 1 January 2016

Jules Verne

Portrait of Jules Verne, C.1878
Photo: Félix Nadar

All the best for 2016
Happy New Year!