Our Treasures: 1941

OUR TREASURES: 1941

July 4, 1941. Vale, Oregon. "One of the floats in the Fourth of July parade." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the...

Splendor in the Grass: 1942

SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS: 1942

July 1942. Washington, D.C. "Sunday at the edge of the municipal swimming pool." Medium format nitrate negative by Marjory Collins...

 
 
 
Our Lady of the Ascension: 1941

OUR LADY OF THE ASCENSION: 1941

January 1941. "Going to Mass. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration....

New York Telephone: 1950

NEW YORK TELEPHONE: 1950

February 15, 1950. "N.Y. Telephone Co. headquarters and the World-Telegram building, from a helicopter." Photo by Al Ravenna for the...

 
 
 
Top Dog: 1936

TOP DOG: 1936

Washington, D.C., 1936. "Bus transportation - driver of Greyhound coach to New York." Seen earlier here. 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris...

Honestly: 1860

HONESTLY: 1860

"Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, half-length portrait, facing right." Circa 1881 albumen silver print from a glass negative...

 
 
 
War Bonds: 1918

WAR BONDS: 1918

Washington, D.C., circa 1918. "Liberty Loan bonds - Bureau of Engraving and Printing." Financing the war effort. 8x10 inch glass negative,...

All-American: 1939

ALL-AMERICAN: 1939

July 4, 1939. "A Fourth of July celebration. St. Helena Island, South Carolina." 35mm color transparency by Marion Post Wolcott for...

 
 
 
People's Rapid Transit: 1936

PEOPLE'S RAPID TRANSIT: 1936

Washington, D.C., 1936. "Bus transportation - Greyhound Lines motor coach to New York." 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection....

Zing Went the Strings: 1911

ZING WENT THE STRINGS: 1911

Washington, D.C., circa 1911. "Mawhinney, M., Miss." Mary Mawhinney at the harp. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full...

 
 
 
Filling Station: 1924

FILLING STATION: 1924

Washington, D.C., 1924. "Flat spare tires are numerous around Washington these days due to the youthful football players who have found...

The Conversation: 1943

THE CONVERSATION: 1943

September 1943. "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Passengers in the waiting room of the Greyhound bus station." Nitrate negative by Esther...

 
 
 
Luggage Lugged: 1936

LUGGAGE LUGGED: 1936

Washington, D.C., 1936. "Bus transportation - loading baggage on motor coach." 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection....

Bus Start: 1936

BUS START: 1936

Washington, D.C., 1936. "Bus transportation - Greyhound Lines driver at station with coach bound for New York." 4x5 inch glass negative,...

 
 
 
The Girl With the Golden Gams: 1955

THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN GAMS: 1955

October 1955. "Actors Marilyn Monroe and Maurice Chevalier posed on top of an upright piano." Color transparency from photos by Milton...

Queens of Comedy: 1919

QUEENS OF COMEDY: 1919

All of Washington is looking forward to the arrival of the famous Mack Sennett girls, who are due to reach this city in the near future,...

 
 
 
Joe Blow: 1936

JOE BLOW: 1936

Washington, D.C., circa 1936. "NO CAPTION" is all it says here. Feel free to improvise in the Comments below! Harris & Ewing Collection...

Maud Wagner: 1907

MAUD WAGNER: 1907

1907. "Maud Wagner, circus performer and tattooist." Maud Stevens Wagner (1877-1961), thought to be America's first female tattoo artist....

 
 
 
Mr. Swann: 1958

MR. SWANN: 1958

Feb. 24, 1958. "Erwin Swann, half-length portrait, standing, facing front, hands in pockets." The future Mr. of Mrs. Swann. Gelatin...

Mrs. Swann: 1959

MRS. SWANN: 1959

New York, 1959. "Mrs. Erwin D. Swann , head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front." New York World-Telegram and Sun Newspaper Photograph...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Colorado Landscape Palette Knife Oil Painting, Fine Art For Sale "High...

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Abstract Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, “WITHIN THE SHADOWS” by...

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Mixed Media Art, Collage, Contemporary Art “Music Notes I” by Texas...

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You Can Now Use Fujifilm X and GFX Cameras as Webcams on Mac

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Canon Unveils 4 New Lenses, Including the RF 600mm f/11 and 800mm f/11

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Abstract Painting, Modern Art,Contemporary Art "MEIJI" by Virginia...

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Colorful Contemporary Landscape Painting, Abstract Landscape, Tree, “Look...

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We are told we only get one chance at a first impression. Well, I was passing by this patch of trees and vegetation when I took a second look. I had to "Look Again" just... Read more ...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas...

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Descend into the Elaborately Decorated Tomb of Pharaoh Ramesses VI Through...

Descend into the Elaborately Decorated Tomb of Pharaoh Ramesses VI Through This 3D Virtual Tour

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Travel Journal - Dog Creek

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