Monthly Archives: May 2012

Piramal and Sami and Adolph and Rudolph and Millie and Chistine and Daisy and Violet and Daisy and Violet…

Frank Wendt, Piramal & Sami, Brother & Sister Double Bodied Hindoo Enigma, ca. 1915 Frank Wendt, Adolph-Rudolph, 27 Years Old, Born, Vienna, Austria, ca. 1898 Ollivier Photo, Millie Christine: The Carolina Twin, surnamed the 2-headed Nightingale, ca. 1880 A book: … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

Larry Silver, Memorial Day flag, Westport, Connecticut, 1979 Larry Silver, Memorial Day Minutemen, Westport, Connecticut, 1979

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Celebrating 75 Years of the Golden Gate Bridge

International News Photos, [Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra above the Golden Gate Bridge], March 17, 1937 William E. Dassonville, Golden Gate Bridge from Sausalito, ca. 1925 Read more about the 75th anniversary festivities here.

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Space and Mirrored Self

Currently, Francesca Woodman has two shows in New York: at the Guggenheim and a separate selection of blue prints at Marion Goodman. To look at Woodman’s photographs is to constantly read the environment through the psychological and vice versa. At … Continue reading

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[Groups of men dressed in women's clothing, 1940s and 50s]

Lisette Model, Albert-Alberta, New York, 1940 Mickey Pallas, Female Impersonator Applying Make-Up, 1955 Mickey Pallas, Female Impersonator’s Grand Entrance, Chicago, 1955 Weegee, “Johnnie” Carbonele 2nd Prize Winner, ca. 1948 Bill Wood, [Group of men, dressed in women's clothing], 1950s

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The Capture of Jefferson Davis by the Fourth Michigan Cavalry

George W. Lonsbury, [Benjamin D. Pritchard], ca. 1867 Stansbury & Co., [Benton D. Thurston], ca. 1865 Stansbury & Co., [Johnson Saur], ca. 1865 Stansbury & Co., [Horace Bascome Warner], ca. 1865 Stansbury & Co., [John Sullivan], ca. 1865 The exhibition … Continue reading

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73 Years Ago Today… The City of the Future!

Vu, May 17, 1939

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