Saturday, 31 March 2018

Air Mail Service

First Jet Air Mail Service across the U.S.A.
Los Angeles - New York, January 25, 1959

Friday, 30 March 2018

Christ Crucified

The Three Crosses, Christ Crucified Between the Two Thieves
by Rembrandt, ca.1660 - Drypoint and burin printed in black

Saturday, 24 March 2018


Pink Oil Moisturizer
From Color(ed) Theory Suite, 2014–16

Flamin’ Red Hots
From Color(ed) Theory Suite, 2014–15
Photo: Amanda Williams

Friday, 23 March 2018


Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, (Self-portrait)
'New York Photographs, 1983-1993'

Thursday, 22 March 2018


Thuleleni - Bijlmer, Amsterdam
Photograph: Zanele Muholi - 2017
From the 'Somnyama Ngonyama' series
Gelatin silver print

Wednesday, 21 March 2018


Portrait of a young woman, ca.1905
Studio J.W.Hornung, Tübingen, Germany
(Inscribed on reverse, Jüla Schweickhardt)

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Young Barber

A young barber at work on an elderly client
Italy, 1955
Keystone/Getty Images

Friday, 16 March 2018

Thursday, 15 March 2018


Year-end accounts
by Hokusai - 1824/1826
Ink and colour on old Dutch paper

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Claude Grahame-White

English aviator Claude Grahame-White landing his biplane on
West Executive Avenue, Washington, D.C., October 14th, 1910
(Library  of Congress)

British pilot Claude Grahame-White at
Blackpool Flying Carnival, 1910

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

David Hare

Playwright David Hare photographed for
'This Much I Know' in the Observer Magazine.
Photographer: Pal Hansen

Monday, 12 March 2018

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Anarchist Soubrier

Annette Soubrier, (femme Chericotti). 28 years old.
Born Paris Ille. Seamstress. Anarchist. 25/3/94
Photograph: Alphonse Bertillon - 1894
Albumen silver print from glass negative

Saturday, 10 March 2018


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Production Cell
(Snow White and Old Hag)
Movie released on December 21, 1937

Brave Little Tailor, 1938
Disney Studio artist story sketch
Colored pencil and graphite on paper

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Allan Pinkerton

Allan Pinkerton on horseback during the Battle of Antietam, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Before the outbreak of war, he had founded the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. In 1861, he famously foiled an alleged plot to assassinate president-elect Lincoln, and later served as the head of the Union Intelligence Service - the forerunner of the U.S. Secret Service.
Photograph: Alexander Gardner - (Library of Congress)

Monday, 5 March 2018

Kathy Burke

Actor, playwright and theatre director, Kathy Burke photographed at her home in north London for an interview in the Observer magazine. Posted Saturday 4 November 2017 (theGuardian)
Photograph: Lee Strickland

Saturday, 3 March 2018

The Stag

‘Taken at stag given by Fillie & Amanda’ reads the caption on this group of women in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1912. Photograph: Courtesy Sebastien Lifshitz - the Photographers’ Gallery.

Friday, 2 March 2018

Panama Canal

Gatun Locks, west chamber, Panama Canal
8 x 10 inch glass negative
(Detroit Publishing Co.)

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Japan's Mafia

Two members of the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. The Yakuza's 23 gangs are Japan's top corporate earners. They model themselves on American gangster fashion from the 1950s. - Asakusa Japan, 1998.
Photograph: Bruce Gilden - Magnum Photos