Sunday, 29 January 2017


A model floating in the water at Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida.
This image, by fashion photographer Toni Frissell, was
published in Harper's Bazaar in December 1947.

Friday, 27 January 2017

William Stanley Moore

Mug shot of William Stanley Moore, 1 May, 1925
Central Police Station, Sydney

Special Photograph no. 1399.
This picture appears in the Photo Supplement to the NSW Police
Gazette, 28 July, 1926, captioned: 'Opium dealer./ Operates with
large quantities of faked opium and cocaine. / A wharf labourer;
associates with water front thieves and drug traders.'

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Kee Vos-Stricker

Kee Vos-Stricker with her son Jan, ca.1879
Carte de visite

In 1881 Vincent van Gogh asked Kee to marry him.
She turned him down and replied that her past
and her future remained as one to her so that
she could never return his feelings.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Sunday, 15 January 2017


Liberated woman, build up socialism! 1926
Artwork by Adolf Iosifovich Strakhov-Braslavsky

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Saturday, 7 January 2017

Friday, 6 January 2017


River Elevators - Chicago, Illinois, 1900
8x10 inch dry plate glass negative
(Detroit Publishing Company)

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Samuel Colt

Engraving of Samuel Colt with a Colt 1851 Navy Revolver,
based on a lost daguerreotype by Philipp Graff,
taken between 1847 and 1851.
Engraving by John Chester Buttre, ca.1855.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Sunday, 1 January 2017