Saturday, January 26, 2013
John Brown Takes the Abolitionist Oath, 1846, Daguerreotype, by Augustus Washington, photographer, politician, Liberian, born United States, 1820 or 1821-1875. John Brown, American, abolitionist, freedom fighter, 1800-1859.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
An illustration from The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is known as the Realms of the Unreal of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion, novel and illustrations by Henry Darger, Jr, American, 1892-1973. Exact date of novel and illustration unknown. Water color on paper.
Portrait of Anna Akhmatova, 1914-1915, by Nathan Altman, artist, stage designer, born Natan Isaevich Altman, Russian/Soviet, 1889-1970, oil on canvas. Anna Akhmatova, pen name of Anna Andreevna Gorenko, poet, translator, Russian/Soviet, 1889-1966.