Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Cabinet, designed by George Nelson, circa 1949, wood and metal, manufactured by The Herman Miller Furniture Company, American, 1923-Current. George Nelson, American, 1907-1986.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Portrait of Alice Vanderbilt Shepard, 1888, by John Singer Sargent, American, 1856-1925. Alice Vanderbilt Shepard Morris, American, linguist, philanthropist, 1874-1950. Oil on canvas.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Friday, August 9, 2013
Passenger pigeons, illustration from the book, Birds of North America, written and published by Jacob H. Studer, 1891, American, ornithologist, 1840-1904. Illustration by Theodore Jasper, American, born Prussia/Germany, 1814-1897.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Brigitte Helm, German, born Brigitte Eva Schittenhelm, 1906-1996, as Maria, and the Robot, in Metropolis, 1927, directed by Fritz Lang, born Friedrich Christian Lang, American, born Austria/Austria-Hungary, 1890-1976. Photographer unknown.