Monday, July 25, 2016

Walking Baboon

Walking baboon, animated 2006, from motion study still photographs, 1877,  by Eadweard Muybridge, born Edward James Muggeridge, English, photographer, inventor, 1830-1904.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Hemingway's Passport

Ernest Hemingway's passport photo, 1923.  Ernest Hemingway, writer, journalist, July 21, 1899-1961.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Eagle Approaches Columbia

Apollo 11 lunar module Eagle approaches the Columbia spacecraft, 1969, by Michael Collins, Air Force officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-.

July 20, 1969

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon, July 20, 1969.  From the live television broadcast.  Neil Armstrong, American, engineer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-2012.  Buzz Aldrin, born Edwin Aldrin, American, Air Force officer, test pilot, astronaut.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Montage of Marie Bell

Photo montage of Marie Bell, 1930, by Francois Kollar, French, born Hungary, (Austria-Hungary), 1904-1979.  Marie Bell, born Marie-Jeanne Bellon,  French, actress, stage director, 1900-1985.

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, 1930s, photographer unknown.

Subway Performer

Subway performer, 1938, by Walker Evans, American,  1903-1975.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016


The moons Io, Europa, and Ganymede orbit Jupiter, 2016, taken by the Juno Space Probe, NASA.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Earth and Moon

The Moon transits Earth's orbit, 2016, taken by The Deep Space Climate Observatory, NASA.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Women's Legs and Shoes on Rocks

Detail of women's legs and shoes on rocks, 1940s, by Andre Kertesz, American, born Hungary (Austria Hungary), 1894-1985.

Pride Street

Pride Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 1956, by W. Eugene Smith, born William Eugene Smith, American, 1918-1978.

The Misfits

Marilyn Monroe, Eli Wallach, and Clark Gable rehearse a dance scene from The Misfits, 1960, by Inge Morath,  born Ingeborg Morath, American, born Austria, 1923-2002.  The Misfits, directed by John Huston, American, director, writer, actor, 1906-1987.  Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeanne Mortenson, American, 1926-1962.  Eli Wallach, American, 1915-2014.  Clark Gable, born William Clark Gable, American, 1901-1960.