Author Archives: Christopher George

“A New Method of Realizing the Artistic Possibilities of Photography”

Vanity Fair, November 1922, p. 50 (2011.34.1) Vanity Fair, November 1922, p. 50 (2011.34.1)

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Speak Easy

Margaret Bourke-White, Hunt Club in N.Y., 1933 (1732.2005) Patrons enjoying drinks at the Hunt Club, a speakeasy with a filing system listing their 23,000 eligible customers which is checked before a customer gets through the door at this venue that … Continue reading

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The President

Various artists, The President, 1972 (2017.27.6) Published by the Young Voters for the President, this Richard Nixon (1913-1994) campaign poster was for his 1972 re-election campaign. “Nixon defeated South Dakota Senator George McGovern, the Democratic candidate for president, by one … Continue reading

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Man Ray

William Wegman, Lee Street Pond, 1981 (2010.23.11) William Wegman, Lee Street Pond, 1981 (2010.23.12) William Wegman, Lee Street Pond, 1981 (2010.23.13) These three Ektacolor prints, 15 1/2 by 15 1/2 inch images, on 20 by 16 inch paper, feature his … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Weegee, [Female cab driver with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clown, New York], (14751.1993) Don’t be SCARED… LADY CAB DRIVER… cruising down COLUMBUS AVE in the rain.. its just the hand … Continue reading

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“Crime and Punishment”

Weegee, [Police examining body of a “hold-up man,” New York], November 23, 1941 (negative 2185) POLICEMEN KILL BANDIT IN BATTLE Thousands Awed as Gunman Fires Wildly at Pursuers in Crowded Delancey Street CUSTOMER OF DINER SHOT Critically Wounded When He … Continue reading

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“Night Club Man…”

Bob Jackson, [Nightclub owner Jack Ruby firing bullet at point-blank range into collapsing body of Lee Harvey Oswald, Dallas Police Station], November 24, 1963, (1912.2005) Unidentified photographer, [Television image of John F. Kennedy’s accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald being transported … Continue reading

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