Sunday, August 30, 2015

Lee Miller and Marion Morehouse



Lee Miller and Marion Morehouse, 1929, by Cecil Beaton, English, diarist, photographer, painter, stage and costume designer, 1904-1986.  Lee Miller, American, born Elizabeth Miller, model photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.  Marion Morehouse, American, model, 1906-1969.

Head of the Dancer, Niura Norskaya



Head of the Dancer Niura Norskaya, 1929, by Lotte Jacobi, born Johanna Alexandra Jacobi, American, born Germany, 1896-1990.  Niura Norskaya, ballerina, Russian.

Fashion Photo, 1930s



Fashion Photo, 1930s, by Madame d'Ora, real name Dora Kallmus, Austrian, 1881-1963.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

The Temple of Ba'al Samen



The Temple of Ba'al Samen, Palmyra, Syria, consecrated 32 CE (A.D.)  Destroyed 2015.  Architect unknown.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Julian Bond



Portrait of Julian Bond 1963, by Richard Avedon, American, 1923-2004.  Julian Bond, American, civil rights leader, politician, writer, broadcaster, 1940-2015.

Monopoly, Hopelessly Bound To The Stake



Hopelessly Bound To The Stake, 1883, published in Puck Magazine, by Bernhard Gillam, American, born England, 1856-1896.

Friday, August 7, 2015

The Pennsylvania Railroad



The Pennsylvania Railroad stock certificate date 1913, designer unknown.  The Pennsylvania Railroad in business, 1846-1968.  From my collection.

The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad




Stock certificate for The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad, dated 1955, designer unknown. The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie railroad, in business, 1875-1993.  From my collection.

Sunday, August 2, 2015