Monday, December 28, 2015
Haskell Wexler on the set of Medium Cool, 1968, photographer unknown. Medium Cool, directed and cinematography by Haskell Wexler, American, film director, producer, director of photography, 1922-December 27, 2015.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Portraits of Karin van Leyden, 1925, by Man Ray, American, born Emmanuel Radnitzky, painter, photographer, 1890-1976. Karin van Leyden, German, born Karin Elizabeth Kluth, painter, 1906-1977.
Portrait of Ava Gardner, 1945, by Clarence Sinclair Bull, American, 1896-1979. Ava Gardner, American, actress, December 24, 1922-1990.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Monday, December 7, 2015
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Illustration from the book, A Voyage of Discovery: Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin Bay and Enquiring Into the Probability of a North-West Passage, 1819, by John Ross, English, navel officer, arctic explorer, author, artist, 1777-1856.
Illustration from the book Millionaires of America, 1902, by Carlo de Fornaro Italian, artist, journalist, 1872-1949. George J. Gould, American, financier, railroad executive, 1864-1923.
Poster published by The Committee For Near East Relief In Armenia, Greece, Syria and Persia, 1919. Illustration by M. Leone Bracker, American, 1885-1937.
Friday, November 27, 2015
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Saturday, November 14, 2015
The launch cannon from A Trip To The Moon, 1902 directed by Georges Melies. George Melies, born Marie-Georges-Jean Melies, French, film director, actor set and costume designer, magician, toy maker, 1861-1938.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Elsa Lanchester and Colin Clive in Bride of Frankenstein, 1935, directed by James Whale. Elsa Lanchester, born Elizabeth Lanchester Sullivan, English, 1902-1986. Colin Clive, born Colin Glenn Clive-Greig, English, 1900-1937. James Whale, English, 1889-1957.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Maureen O'Hara in a publicity still for The Quiet Man, 1952, photographer unknown. Maureen O'Hara, born Maureen FitzSimons, American, born Ireland, 1920-2015. The Quiet Man, 1952, directed by John Ford, born John Martin Feeney, American, 1894-1979.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Leipzig Deputy Mayor Ernst Lisso, his wife Renate, and Daughter Regina commit suicide by taking cyanide to avoid capture by advancing American troops, 1945, by Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.
Schoolchildren at Manzanar, 1943, by Ansel Adams, American, 1902-1984. Manzanar War Relocation Center, 1942-1945, now Manzanar National Historic Site, California, Owens Valley.
Tintype with detail of Billy the Kid and the regulators gang playing croquet, 1878, photographer unknown. Billy the Kid, AKA William H. Bonney, born Henry McCarty, American, cowboy, outlaw, murderer, 1859-1881.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Servicing floodlights at the Columbia Steel Company, Geneva, Utah, 1942, by Andreas Feininger, American, photographer, architect, 1906-1999.