Tag Archives: Frank Wendt

A Century of Photography: 1888

James Walker, Vistors at the Museum, ca. 1888 (476.2000) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Bandits’ Roost, 1888, (235.1982) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Baxter St. Alley, 1888 (266.1982) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Mullen’s Alley, 1888 (204.1982) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1888 (2012.111.60) Frank Wendt … Continue reading

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A Cat Orchestra

Frank Wendt, [Cat Orchestra], ca. 1900 (2011.47.101) Notes from the Pawnee Bill Show. This season, notwithstanding the bad weather, has been the most prosperous season on our tour. Through the State of Maine we encountered almost incessant rain, and the … Continue reading

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A Photo Artist On the Bowery

Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1893-98 (2011.42.38) Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1893-98 (2011.47.73) Frank Wendt, [Musician with Birds], 1893-98 (2011.47.130) Frank Wendt, [Noble George Washington Winner], 1893-94 (2011.47.12) Frank Wendt, [Unzie the Albino], 1893-94 (2013.75.1) Frank Wendt, [Amy Arlington], 1893-98 (2011.47.128) … Continue reading

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I love animals!

Frank Wendt, Mascot, the Talking Horse, Trained by Prof. H.S. Maguire, ca. 1900 (2011.47.93) Lisette Model, Promenade des Anglais, 1937 (79.1993) Weegee, [L. McAfee holding Cheetah during the filming of Tarzan’s Peril, Hollywood], ca. 1951 (18710.1993) Weegee, Village Type, ca. … Continue reading

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SSSerpentsss…

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman with Snake], ca. 1875 (2008.62.1) Frank Wendt, [Barnum and Baily’s Circus Snake Charmer, Miss Maxine], 1913 (2011.47.72) Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1898 – ca. 1905 (2011.47.74) Vu, (photo by Man Ray), July 23, 1930 (2009.52.104) Chim … Continue reading

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From Whence The Clouds They Came

Frank Wendt, Jump from the Clouds with the Aid of a Parachute, 1899 (2011.47.123) Robert Capa, [Student makes first jump from 300m, Parachute School, Paris], Fall 1935 (197.1992) Robert Capa, [French air force parachute school at Avignon-Pujaut], 1939 (2010.85.570) Martin … Continue reading

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Millie-Christine

John H. Fitzgibbon, 2 Headed Girl, Millie-Crissie, ca. 1870 (1573.1990) Ollivier Photo, Millie Christine: The Carolina Twin, surnamed the 2-headed Nightingale, ca. 1880 (1546.1990) Frank Wendt, [Millie-Christine], ca. 1900 (2011.47.70) Millie-Christine McKoy (1851-1912), twins joined at the lower spine, was … Continue reading

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