Friday, September 27, 2013

Jambes de Lee Miller

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.

Street Scene, New York

Street Scene, New York, 1920-22, by Joaquin Torres-Garcia, 1874-1949, Uruguayan.  Oil on canvas.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Maude and Glen

QSL card form Maude and Glen Phillips, Chancellor, Alberta, Canada, postmarked 1950.  From my collection.

Friday, September 20, 2013


Chicago, 1950, by Harry Callahan, American, 1912-1999.

Barracks-Tule Lake

Barracks-Tule Lake, 1945,  by Tanayuki Dan Harada, American, 1923-.  Oil on canvas.  Tule Lake Relocation Center, 1942-1946.  Re-designated Tule Lake Segregation Center for  the especially disloyal, 1943.  

Friday, September 13, 2013

A Tight Squeeze At Tyler Cove

Postcard, illustrator and publisher unknown.  Postmarked September 22, 1905.  From my collection.


Anna Karina as Natacha von Braun, and Eddie Constantine as Lemmy Caution in Alphaville, 1965, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, Swiss, born France, 1930-.  Anna Karina, born Hanne Karin Bayer, French, born Denmark, model, actress, 1940-. Eddie Constantine, born Edward Constantinowsky, French, born United States, singer, actor, 1917-1993.

Remy Duval

Portrait of Remy Duval, 1930, by Man Ray, American, born Emmanuel Radnitzky, artist, photographer, 1890-1976.  Remy Duval, French, artist, photographer, 1907-1984.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

From Palestine, Passed by the Censor

Postcard mailed from wartime Palestine, written Sept. 20, 1942, passed by U.S. censors, March, 13, 1943.  From my collection.

Criticism Is Necessary

Poster from the Workplace Incentive Series, 1920's, published by Mather & Company, Chicago, Illinois.  Illustrator unknown.