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Around William Shakespeare

James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s House, 1890 (482.2000) James Walker, Stratford-on-Avon. The Church where Shakespeare is entombed, 1890 (484.2000) James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon. Memorial Theatre built by American gold, 1890 (483.2000) William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 and died on … Continue reading

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Year of the Puppy Dog (8): Martin Munkacsi’s Market

Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.44) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.49) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.45) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.47) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.57) Martin Munkacsi, [Box that held … Continue reading

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“A wishful dream about Thanksgiving, turkey, etc.” – Happy Thanksgiving, 2017

Aaron Siskind, Harlem Peace Meals, ca. 1937 (93.1981) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the … Continue reading

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Cats, Animals Help Society, London, by Martin Munkacsi

Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Cat sitting on sign for the Animals Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.495) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Woman with cat outside Animals’ Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.499) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Cats, Animals Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.492) Martin Munkacsi … Continue reading

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Canadians Abroad: Claude & Kit’s European Adventure

The first caption reads, “Just before we left home June 19, 1929”. And so begins the 67 page travel album that chronicles the summer adventures of Claude and Kit, a Toronto couple setting forth from Canada on a European vacation … Continue reading

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Easter’s Next Top Bunny

Martin Munkacsi, [Rabbit vendor, England], 1932 Weegee, “One young woman dressed like this,” March 16, 1942

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Cardboard Congregation

Carl Mydans, Rector of Warleggan, 1953 Carl Mydans, Rector, 1953 Reverend Frederick William Densham, the aged and eccentric Rector of St. Bartholomew’s Church in Warleggan, England, walks the path alongside the church to which he was appointed in 1931. On … Continue reading

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