Tag Archives: Louis Faurer

Happy Year of the Rat

Aleksandras Macijauskas, Veterinary surgeon Juozas Pranaitis, “In the Veterinary Clinic – 21”, 1977 (1140.1986.i) Bernard Aumuller, [Homemade poster against hoarding], ca. 1944 (2013.115.333) This home-made, and efective, cartoon against hoarding is posted in a New York grocery. (Caption adhered to … Continue reading

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Louis Faurer, New York, late 1940s

Louis Faurer, Playground, New York, New York, 1947 (2013.99.46) Louis Faurer, [Woman on street with newspaper, New York], 1947 (2013.99.36) Louis Faurer, 42nd Street, New York, ca. 1948 (2013.99.31) Louis Faurer, Indian Summer, New York, 1949 (2013.99.50) One hundred and … Continue reading

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Independence

Louis Faurer, Silent Salesman, Philadelphia, ca. 1937 (2013.99.53) Lisette Model, World War II Rally, Lower East Side, ca. 1943 (93.1993) Henri Cartier-Bresson, New England, July 4, 1947 (220.1994) Independence Day. This woman explained to me that the flagpole over her … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl with American Flag], ca. 1885 (2007.54.16) Louis Faurer, Silent Salesman, Philadelphia, ca. 1937 (2013.99.53) Michael O’Brien, For a portrait, Caesar LaMonica, an 80 year old songwriter and musician, proudly displayed the medals he’s recieved during his … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog

Unidentified Photographer, [Woman sitting in garden with dog], 1940s (2014.68.1) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman Wearing Elk’s Badge and Dog Wearing Crown], ca. 1920 (1234.1990) Mike Disfarmer, Adele Ledbetter, 1930s (2014.56.43) Weegee, [Woman and dog], ca. 1942 (16757.1993) Art Rogers, Bob … Continue reading

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In honor of the 125th anniversary of the death of P. T. Barnum

Frank Wendt (1858 after-1930), Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant, 1905 (2011.42.5) Printed on verso: Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant. Born in Cardiff, Wales; 22 years of age; weighs 350 lbs.; 7 ft., 8 inches in height. Tallest man on earth. … Continue reading

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“The Pursuit of Happiness”

Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Petunia C, Pony Foundation, 1970 (65.1992) Louis Faurer (1916-2001), Silent Salesman, Philadelphia, ca. 1937 (2013.99.53) Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925-1972), Untitled, 1959 (30.2005) “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all [people] are created equal, that they … Continue reading

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