Monthly Archives: February 2020

“Leap into the Void”

Bernie Aumuller (ca. 1920-1971), [Catherine Serrani, 8, celebrating her second birthday on February 29, 40-14 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City], February 29, 1948 (2013.115.243) Birthday: Catherine Serrani, 8, 40-14 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, blows out the candles on the … Continue reading

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“Kenby Studio: Brooklyn’s Leading Photographers”

Kenby Studio, [Unidentified Group], ca. 1920 (880.1990) Kenby Studio, [Chauffeur with car], ca. 1920s (746.1990) New York Age, (Brooklyn page, second section), May 25, 1935, p.7 PHOTOGRAPHS! GRADUATES! Follow The Crowd! Why Go Elsewhere and Regret – Come to – … Continue reading

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A Window into Weegee’s “Naked City”

Unidentified photographer, [Window display for Weegee’s Naked City at The Chaucer Head Book Shop, New York], (20053.1993) Photographs, the citizens and constituents that populate and compose Weegee’s Naked City, including (Arrested for Vagrancy, The Critic, Frank Sinatra, Paramount Theater, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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“It’s Just About Time”

Next in Line, Johnny Cash And Tennessee Two, 1957 Don’t Make Me Go, Johnny Cash And Tennessee Two, 1957 Train of Love, Johnny Cash And Tennessee Two, 1956 There You Go, Johnny Cash And Tennessee Two, 1956 Home of the … Continue reading

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“Keep this near your heart”

Frank Wendt (1858-1930), [Millie Owens], ca. 1900 (2011.47.102) Millie Owens Hair 86 in [7.166 feet, 218.44 cm] Keep this near your hart Frank Wendt (1858-1930), [Helen Mathews], ca. 1900 (2011.47.103) Helen Mathews Length of hair 6 feet 4 inches [76 … Continue reading

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“Love Your Pet Day”

Unidentified Photographer, [Woman sitting in garden with dog], 1940s (2014.68.1) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Daisy and Violet Hilton in dressing room, Birmingham], 1932 (2007.110.40) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Truman Capote holding a pet dog, Italy], 1953 (3342.1992) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Promenade des … Continue reading

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Used in Life: “Dead Bones to Live Art”

Ansel Adams (1902-1984), [Artist Georgia O’Keeffe gathering material for one of her paintings by lugging home a cow’s head and skeleton], 1938 (1159.2005) Life, “Georgia O’Keeffe Turns Dead Bones to Live Art,” February 14, 1938, pp. 28-29 Ansel Adams (1902-1984), … Continue reading

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