Monday, March 20, 2017

I've Had Many Troubles

Novelty postcard, illustrator unknown, published by Colourpicture Publications, in business, 1938-1969.  From my collection.

Buzz Zone

Buzz Zone, 2107, found on the streets of Los Angeles, artist unknown.  File card, ink, penny, cellophane tape.  From my collection.

Alraune, The Daughter of Destiny

Publicity still of Brigitte Helm from Alarune, The Daughter of Destiny, 1928, directed by Henrik Galeen, Austria  (Austria-Hungary), 1881-1949.  Brigitte Helm, German, born Brigitte Eva Schittenhelm, 1906-1996.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Street Philosophy, With Photograph, Los Angeles, CA

Philosophic tract found on the streets of Los Angeles, written on the back of a photograph, 2017, author unknown.  From my collection.

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Cuyahoga River On Fire

The Cuyahoga River On Fire, 1952, by James Thomas, American, photographer, journalist.

Flower Of Death

Flower of Death, The Bursting of a Heavy Shell, 1918, by Claggett Wilson, American, 1887-1952.  Watercolor and pencil on paperboard.

Grandmother From Oklahoma

Grandmother from Oklahoma and her pieced quilt, Kern County, California, 1935, by Dorothea Lange, born Dorothea Nutzhorn, American, 1895-1965.