Monthly Archives: July 2018

See the Sea

Unidentified Photographer, [Baby sitting in front of a seaside background], 1860-1920 (2014.77.31) Unidentified Photographer, [Woman and man posing in front of a painted backdrop], 1860-1920 (2017.77.70) Unidentified Photographer, [Woman and man posing in front of a painted backdrop], 1860-1920 (2014.77.77) … Continue reading

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MD on the Normandie

Martin Munkacsi, [Marlene Dietrich with luggage on the SS Normandie], 1936 (2007.110.1795) At 10:15 AM on July 16, 1936 Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Marie (11) and 1,648 other passengers departed New York for Southampton (England) and Le Havre (Normandy, … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela

Jürgen Schadeberg, Nelson Mandela, Treason Trial, 1958 (2012.84.1) Jürgen Schadeberg, [ANC President JS Moroka, leader of the ANC Youth League, Nelson Mandela, and Yusuf Dadoo President of the South African Indian Congress, meeting outside Johannesburg Courtroom during the Defiance Campaign … Continue reading

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“So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St.”

Weegee, So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One Litter, July 18, 1940 (16762.1993) PM, July 18, 1940. p. 13, Vol. 1, No. 23 So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott

Barbara Morgan, Berenice Abbott with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Lee Sievan, Portrait of Bernice Abbott, Woodstock, N.Y., 1951 (26.1986) Margaretta Mitchell, Berenice Abbott, 1977 (27.1983) Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Four portraits of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), born 120 … Continue reading

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“Fêtes de la Nation Française”

Voila, Fêtes de la Nation Française, July 18, 1936 (2007.71.17) Regards, photo by Chim, Henri Barbusse: le 14 Juillet de l’an dernier, July 9, 1936 (2010.51.1) Robert Capa, [Bastille Day parade float featuring the Soviet writer Maxim Gorky, who was … Continue reading

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Remembrances of Exhibitions at the George Eastman Museum

Édouard-Denis Baldus, [Exhibition poster for Acquisitions 1973-1980, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York], 1981 (2011.68.111) Julia Leicester, [Exhibition poster for Composite History: 1850-1935, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York], 1978-79 (2011.68.216) Félix Bonfils, [Exhibition poster for Remembrances of the Near … Continue reading

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