Saturday, September 24, 2016
El Capitan, Hollywood, 1993, by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japanese, 1948-. El Capitan Theater, opened 1923, building designed by Stiles O. Clements, American, born Panama, 1883-1966. Theater interior designed by Gustave Albert Lansburgh, American, 1876-1969.
Eckstein with lipstick, 1930, by Ringl + Pit, collaboration, 1929-1933. Ringl, real name Grete Stern, Argentinian, born Germany, 1904-1999, Pit, real name Ellen Auerbach, born Ellen Rosenberg, American, born Germany, 1906-2004.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Lil Dagover and her Shih Tzu, Berlin, 1928, by Lotte Jacobi, born Johanna Alexandra Jacobi, American, born Germany, 1896-1990. Lil Dagover, born Marie Antonia Siegelinde Martha Seubert, German, born Java, Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia, actress, 1887-1990.
Friday, September 9, 2016
All photos by William T. Clarke, American, 1859-1930, all thought to be from the late 19th Century, and all thought to be taken in central and western Pennsylvania. Top to bottom. 1. Swampers carving out a mountain road. 2. Locomotive and car derailment Clinton County, 3. "The Shacks" near Cross Fork, Potter, County. 4. Temporary bark hut made by bark peelers. 5. Men resting at a lumber camp, Wind Fall Run, Potter, County. 6. Building a log slide. 7. Horseplay on the roof. 8. Winter camp. 9. Men with three bicycles. 10. Two girls by a stream. 11. Men take a break from work.