Sunday, 31 December 2017

Friday, 29 December 2017


Samuel Beckett looking at a caged parrot, 1964
Photograph: Steve Schapiro
(Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York)

Thursday, 28 December 2017

Carte de visite

Portrait of a young woman, ca.1900
Photo: E.Schmid
Carte de visite

Unidentified Man, 1889/90
Minna Baumgartner's Art Studio
Carte de visite

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Dee Dee

Dee Dee with her son Emir, Los Angeles, 2013
From the series 'Imperial Courts' 1993-2015
Photograph: Dana Lixenberg
Gelatin silver print

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Monday, 25 December 2017

Christmas Day

The Virgin and Child 
(The Madonna of the Book)
by Botticelli - 1480
Tempera on Panel

Christmas Tree, Buick ride-on toy and children
Washington DC, 1920
Unidentified Photographer

Happy Christmas Folks

Sunday, 24 December 2017

Inflating Santa

Inflating Santa Claus for the Macy's
Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York, ca.1940
Photograph: Weegee

Saturday, 23 December 2017

Friday, 22 December 2017

Einar Erici

Swedish doctor & amateur photographer, Einar Erici
Photo: Swedish National Heritage Board, 1930's
Format: Glass plate negative

Bell tower of medieval Gryta Church.
The wooden bell tower was built in 1752.
Format: Glass plate negative
Photo: Einar Erici - 1934

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Cascade County

Grain elevators on Henry Sheffels' 6,000-acre wheat farm.
Cascade County, Montana. Medium format acetate negative.
Photo: Arthur Rothstein. May 1939. (Shorpy)
For the Farm Security Administration.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017


Castle in AleppoSyria, 1925
Gelatin silver print

Swiss aviation pioneer Walter Mittelholzer, ca.1918
Unidentified Photographer
Posible Self-portraiat (?)

Monday, 18 December 2017

Vincent's Drawings

Peasant Woman Gleaning, 1885
by Vincent van Gogh
Black chalk

'Peasant woman gleaning' by Vincent van Gogh, July/August 1885
Black chalk, grey wash, white opaque watercolour
with traces of fixative on woven paper

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Families 1930s

North Carolina farmer and family. Guilford County, April 1938
Medium format negative by John Vachon
for the Farm Security Administration.

Migrant Family, Texas, 1936
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Cricket - Huddersfield

Marsden take on Lepton Highlanders at Marsden Cricket Club,
Huddersfield, England. - Posted Saturday, 2 September, 2017
Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Friday, 15 December 2017

Wednesday, 13 December 2017


Sigmund Freud, founder of psychoanalysis, ca.1921
Photographed by his son-in-law, Max Halberstadt, in Hamburg

Monday, 11 December 2017

Christine Keeler

Christine Keeler, a principal witnesses in the vice charges
case against osteopath Dr. Stephen Ward. (1963)
(22 February 1942 - 4 December 2017)
Photograph: stf/AP

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Friday, 8 December 2017

Thursday, 7 December 2017


Le Metal Inspirateur d’Art (Metal Inspiration of Art)
Photographer: Germaine Krull - 1930
Gelatin silver print

Wednesday, 6 December 2017


Western Australia, ca.1936
Artwork by Percy Trompf
Colour lithograph

Sydney, Australia, 1932
Artwork by Douglas Annand and Arthur Whitmore
Colour lithograph

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Monday, 4 December 2017

Between Terminal Gods

Albumen cabinet card - ca,1890
Photo: James Russell & Sons, London

Venus between Terminal Gods, 1895
by Aubrey Beardsley
India ink on paper

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Portrait of a Gentleman

Portrait of man in dark three-piece suit
Photo: Possibly Arthur Phillips, ca.1900
Sepia glass plate negative
(Powerhouse Museum Sydney)

Saturday, 2 December 2017


Automoto, (lithograph) 1907
by Imprimerie P. Vercasson & Cie., Paris
Artwork by Leonetto Cappiello

Ca-bloc, (lithograph) 1931
by Devambez, Imprimerie, Paris
Artwork by Leonetto Cappiello

Automobiles SCAT (lithograph) 1920
by Imprimerie P. Vercasson & Cie., Paris
Artwork by Leonetto Cappiello

Friday, 1 December 2017

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Shirley Anne Field

English actress Shirley Anne Field, 1961
East-German postcard by
VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Monday, 27 November 2017

Pont-Neuf - Paris

Les arbres des quais avec le Pont-Neuf
(Dock trees with New Bridge)
Photograph: Brassaï - 1945

One of the mascarons of the Pont-Neuf in Paris
(on the northernest bridge pier)
Photograph: Tangopaso - 2011

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Larry Burrows

LIFE photographer Larry Burrows (attaching cameras
to helicopter Yankee Papa 13) Vietnam, March 31, 1965
Unidentified Photographer

Ammunition airlift during
the relief of Khe SanhVietnam, April 1968
Photograph: Larry Burrows