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.