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Katharine Hepburn (Photos by Munkácsi)

Martin Munkácsi, [Katharine Hepburn, Hartford], 1935 (2007.110.1395) Harper’s Bazaar, February 1935, pp. 38-39 (photo by Martin Munkácsi) Katharine Hepburn takes off from her native Hartford in gray gabardine trousers, gray flannel coat, white wool scarf. She likes this get-up for … Continue reading

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Water is Life: World Water Day

Martin Munkacsi, [Man inspecting water container, Rio de Janeiro], ca. 1932 (2007.110.556) Margaret Bourke-White, [Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal at his desk drinking boiled water from bottle while reporting on severe flooding], 1937 (1649.2005) George Rodger, Searching for … Continue reading

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Chess (1930s-1940s)

Martin Munkacsi, [People playing chess], 1930s (2007.110.1722) Robert Capa, [Soldiers playing chess behind the Republican lines, Madrid], November – December 1936 (2622.1992) Margaret Bourke-White, Foreign refugees living in old factories in Strašnice – part of Prague, 1938 (1659.2005) Weegee, [Imperial … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1942-43 (16442.1993) The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 … Continue reading

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Seeing and Remembering World War One

Martin Munkácsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.713) Martin Munkácsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.2450) Martin Munkácsi, [Tourist buses and automobiles outside St. Martin’s Cathedral, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.709) Martin Munkácsi, [Tour … Continue reading

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Magic by Martin Munkácsi at Midnight

Martin Munkácsi, [Woman holding an open bag with doll inside, Budapest], 1930s (2007.110.283) Martin Munkácsi, [Hand and automaton, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.303) Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.298) Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.299) Martin … Continue reading

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MD on the Normandie

Martin Munkacsi, [Marlene Dietrich with luggage on the SS Normandie], 1936 (2007.110.1795) At 10:15 AM on July 16, 1936 Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Marie (11) and 1,648 other passengers departed New York for Southampton (England) and Le Havre (Normandy, … Continue reading

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