Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Portrait of Aristide Briand (pointing) at a diplomatic reception, 1930, by Erich Solomon, German, 1886-1944, murdered at Auschwitz. Aristide Briand, French, 1862-1932, diplomat, Prime Minister of France, winner of The Nobel Peace Prize.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Lee Harvey Oswald posing with the rifle he used to kill President John F. Kennedy,1963, by Marina Oswald (Porter), born Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova, American, born Russia/Soviet Union, 1941-. Lee Harvey Oswald, American, laborer, political agitator, assassin, 1939-1964.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Musidora, stage name of actress Jeanne Roques, French, 1889-1957, as Irma Vep in Episode Three of Les Vampires, 1915, directed by Louis Feuillade, French, 1873-1925.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Friday, November 8, 2013
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Portrait of Lee Miller by Edward Steichen, born Eduard Jean Steichen, American, born Luxembourg, photographer, painter, 1879-1973. Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Putnam's Handy Map Book, published 1922 by G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1838-1996, Penguin Putnam, Inc. 1996-. Founded by George Palmer Putnam, American, 1814-1872. Cartographer/illustrator unknown. From my collection.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Publicity still from The Blue Angel, 1930, directed by Josef von Sternberg, born Jonas Sternberg, American, born Austria-Hungary, now Austria, 1894-1969. Marlene Dietrich, born Marie Magdalene Dietrich, actress, singer, American, born Germany, 1901-1992. Kurt Gerron, actor, singer, cabaret performer, theater director, film director, German, 1897-1944.
The Aleut Language, The Elements of Aleut grammar with a dictionary in two parts containing basic vocabularies of Aleut and English by Richard Henry Geoghegan, edited by Fredericka I. Martin, United States Department of the Interior 1944. From my collection.
Friday, September 27, 2013
Jambes de Lee Miller (Lee Miller's Legs), 1930, by Man Ray, American, born Emmanuel Radnitzky, painter, photographer, 1890-1976. Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.