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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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Year of the Dog (7)

Frank Wendt, [Noble George Washington Winner and Mary Jane Winner with Dog], 1896 (2011.47.14) Ilse Bing, Helen lying down with dog, 1949 (34.1991) George Zimbel, Boy and Great Dane, Bronx, New York City, 1960 (117.1985) Chim, (David Seymour), [Françoise Sagan … Continue reading

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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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