Saturday, March 30, 2013

A Joyous Easter

Postcard published by Gottschalk, Dreyfuss, & Davis, London, Munich, New-York, in business 1909-1915.  Illustrator unknown.  From my collection.

Easter Joy Attend You

Postcard, printed in Germany, publisher, illustrator unknown. From my collection.

Glad Easter Tide

Postcard, published by Ernest Nister, London, in business, 1877-1909, Ernest Nister, German, publisher, illustrator, 1842-1909.  Distributed in the United States by E. P. Dutton & Co., in business, 1852-1986.  From my collection.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Figure With Meat

Figure With Meat, 1954, by Francis Bacon, English, born Ireland, 1909-1992, oil on canvas.

Coal Miners

Coal Miners, 1912, by Ludwig Meidner, German, 1884-1966, oil on canvas.

Screaming In Agony

Still photograph from The Battleship Potemkin, 1925, directed by Sergei Eisenstein, Russian/Soviet, 1898-1948.  Actor unknown.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Eddie, Age 3

The only known photograph of Edward Baker Lincoln, 1850,  second son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, American, 1846-1850.  Photographer unknown.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Parthian Cock

Pathian bronze cock, possibly a forgery.  Parthian Empire 247 BC to 224 AD.  From my collection.

QSL Card, Coral Gables, Florida

QSL card mailed from Coral Gables, Florida to Morningdale, Massachusetts, 1960.  From my collection.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Kenbikyo Mushi No Zu

Kenbikyo Mushi No Zu (Illustrations of microscopic insects) 1860, Japanese woodblock print scroll, artist unknown.

London Underground

Map of the London tube system, 1933, created by Harry Beck, born Henry Charles Beck, English, draftsman, 1902-1974.

Those Lips

Postcard, date, illustrator, publisher unknown.  From my collection.