Friday, February 22, 2013
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American, labor organizer for The International Workers of the World, founding member of The American Civil Liberties Union, feminist, chairwoman of The American Communist Party, 1890-1964. Exact date and photographer unknown.
The sub-surface torpedo boat, invented by Clarence L. Berger, American. Illustration by C. McKnight-Smith, American. Published in the April 10, 1909 issue of The Scientific American. From my collection.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Stalin and Munro, 1991, by Leonid Sokov, American, born Soviet Union/Russia, 1941-, oil on metal. Joseph Stalin, born Iosif Dzhugashvili, Georgian/Soviet, revolutionary, Chairman of the Soviet Communist Party, Soviet Premier, 1878-1953. Marilyn Monroe,born Norma Jeane Mortenson, American, actress, singer, 1926-1962.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Symphony In White, No. 1, A Portrait of Joanna Hiffernan, 1862, by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903, oil on canvas. Joanna Hiffernan, Irish, model, 1843-known to be alive in 1903. Exact date of death unknown.