Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Monday, 21 August 2017

Sudden Rain

Travellers surprised by sudden rain (Shono hakuu)
by Utagawa Hiroshige, 1833/4
Woodcut on paper

Sunday, 20 August 2017

General Pershing


Gen. John J. Pershing is shown on horseback
in front of his summer home and general headquarters
at Chaumont, Haute-Marne, France, in 1918. Photo: (AP)

Friday, 18 August 2017

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Company B

Men from Company B, U.S. Engineer Battalion
near Petersburg, Virginia, August 1864
Photo: Mathew B. Brady's assistants
(Library of Congress)

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Mathew B. Brady

Mathew Brady, Juliet Brady and Ellen Brady Haggerty
Photograph: Mathew B. Brady - ca.1851
Quarter-plate daguerreotype
(Smithsonian)

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

A Lovely Girl

'Underneath it all she really is a lovely girl' - England
From 'Signs of the Times' - 1992
Photo: Martin Parr

Monday, 14 August 2017

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Town Hall Wedding

Chauffeur waiting for the bride & groom.
Hastings Town Hall, August ‎8, ‎2017
Photo: Ray Wallis

Friday, 11 August 2017

The Wedding

Wedding party, Brisbane, ca.1925
Photo: Trissie Deazeley Studio
Gelatin silver print

Monday, 7 August 2017

Bayon

Photograph: William M. Frej
Archival chromogenic silver halide print

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Kinderdijk

Sunset at the village of Kinderdijk,
southeast of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Photo: Tobias Schwarz /AFP - July 31, 2017

Bridge at Arles, May, 1888
Oil on canvas

Saturday, 5 August 2017

The Anarchist Véret


0ctave-Jean Véret, 19 years old, born in
Paris XXe. Photographer. Anarchist. 2/3/94.
Photo: Alphonse Bertillon, 1894
Albumen silver print from glass negative

Friday, 4 August 2017

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Young Swedish Woman

Portrait of a young woman, Sweden, ca.1915
Photo: Studio Björkström - Varberg & Falkenberg

Monday, 31 July 2017

Henry Moore


English Sculptor Henry Moore stands beside his sculpture
'Seated Nude'  on display as part of the 'Art 70' show in Basel,
Switzerland, June 9, 1970. Moore represented Britain in the show.
Unidentified Photographer.

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Australian Policeman

Queensland policeman, ca.1885
Photo: Poul C Poulsen - Queen Street, Brisbane
Carte de visite

Friday, 28 July 2017

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Monday, 24 July 2017

Refugees


away by British police at Croydon airport in March 1939.
They were put on a flight to Warsaw. Unidentified photographer.
(Wikipedia - UNCP. Education)

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Arrested

A girl is carried away under arrest
From the 'Youth against the Bomb' series, 1961-63
Photo: Kerry Dundas
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Albert Anker

Albert Anker, Self-Portrait, 1891
Watercolour

Still Life, (Excess) 1896
by Albert Anker
Oil on canvas

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Martha Lucile

Mrs. L.M. Ekin, nee Martha Lucile Agnew, Ca.1895
5x7 in. glass negative from the C.M. Bell
portrait studio in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Friday, 14 July 2017

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Afghanistan


Baynazar Mohammad Nazar, a patient, lies dead
on the operating table of Operating Theatre 3, inside
the MSF Kunduz Trauma Center in Afghanistan following
an errant attack by an American gunship. 2015

Monday, 10 July 2017