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I love animals!

Frank Wendt, Mascot, the Talking Horse, Trained by Prof. H.S. Maguire, ca. 1900 (2011.47.93) Lisette Model, Promenade des Anglais, 1937 (79.1993) Weegee, [L. McAfee holding Cheetah during the filming of Tarzan's Peril, Hollywood], ca. 1951 (18710.1993) Weegee, Village Type, ca. … Continue reading

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Bundle Up in Hat and Gloves

Let’s face it–it’s cold out there… But you can still stay fashionable in a debonair hat. Lisette Model, Pedestrian, New York, ca. 1945 (31.1993) Even silent-film star Gloria Swanson knows how to keep warm in the New York City cold. … Continue reading

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“Darling, the legs aren’t so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.”

Hennig & Manko, [Legs], ca. 1950 (2012.67.1) Wendy Ewald, Elvert’s sister’s legs, 1982 (3792.1992) Hans Bellmer, La Poupée, 1935 (205.1987) Lisette Model, Reflection, New York, 1940 (122.1993) Weegee, [Three-legged woman at bar], 1950s (6561.1993)

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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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Catching a Glimpse through the Glass

Gilles Peress, Belfast City Center, 1972 Paul Caponigro, Frosted Window No. Two, Ipswich, Mass., 1961 Lisette Model, Reflection, New York, 1950 Aleksandras Macijauskas, In the Veterinary Clinic – 1, 1977 Martin Munkacsi, [Woman reflected in car ornament], 1937 Oh, Kitty! … Continue reading

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To Hold, Comb & Clip

Lisette Model, Rome, 1966 Graciela Iturbide, Girl with Comb, 1979 Richard Avedon, Model Lauren Hutton in a variation on the traditional Japanese Samurai hair fashion the chonmage, 1969

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Join the Circus

Margaret Bourke-White, At the Circus, ca. 1931 Lisette Model, Circus, New York, 1945 Weegee, [Circus acrobat Josephine Barricini distortion], 1950s The modern circus began at the end of the eighteenth century, primarily as an equestrian event, but rope dancers, jugglers, … Continue reading

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