Monthly Archives: April 2014

Comraderie

Unidentified Photographer, [Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin looking out window of USS Hornet], July 24, 1969 (2012.99.12) Krisanne Johnson, A young HIV-positive woman who works in the garment industry laughs with friends at her rented one-room home, Matsapha, … Continue reading

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Sugar, Fish, and Fortresses: Life in a Colonial Stronghold as seen by Charles W. Blackburne

Charles W. Blackburne [Cooper’s Photo Studio and Belgrave’s Curiosity Shop, Bridgetown, Barbados] , 1897-1912 (2013.81.16) Charles W. Blackburne [Shell fishers, St. Thomas] 1897-1912 (2013.81.319) During the span of his career as an importer of goods to the United States from … Continue reading

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Eleanor

Harry Callahan, Eleanor, Port Huron, 1954 (304.1985) Harry Callahan only had eyes for one woman—her name was Eleanor Knapp. They met in 1933 when she saw a picture of him and proposed a date; two years later they were married. … Continue reading

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Smart, Witty, Clever: Rare, Early Street Photography by Ansel Adams

At the Zoo, Manhattan, 1953 (372.1984) Sculpture, St. Vartan’s Armenian Church, New York City, 1966 (380.1984) New York World’s Fair, 1964 (375.1984) We recently found several examples of very rare, previously unseen examples of Ansel Adams’ early street photography… Kidding! … Continue reading

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