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Pete Turner (1934-2017)

Pete Turner (1934-2017), Cheetah, 1970 (114.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), Tree Shadow, Zimbabwe, 1959 (121.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), Shape of Things to Come, 1969 (124.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), New Dawn, Heimaey, Iceland, 1973 (119.1987) Born in Albany, New York, in 1934, … Continue reading

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Silver Shadows of the Moon

To commemorate of the upcoming (August 21, 2017) total solar eclipse, when “the moon will completely cover the sun,” and the moon’s shadow will be visible to most of the United States, below are five studio portraits that include representations … Continue reading

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Photos of (mostly) unidentified people with flags, made by (mostly) unidentified photographers

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Unidentified Men with Sleeping Puppies in Wheelbarrow and an American Flag], ca. 1860s (2009.55.1) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl with American Flag], ca. 1885 (2007.54.16) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Saluting the Flag, ca. 1892 (185.1982) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman, … Continue reading

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Historic American Panorma of the Moon’s Surface

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, [Panorama of the Moon’s Surface with Shadow of Surveyor I], June 2, 1966. (2014.26.1) With the extraordinary news of China’s successful soft landing of a lunar rover on the surface of the moon on December … Continue reading

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The Moon

W. J. Moulton, Son, Moon & Stars, ca. 1864 Unidentified photographer, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1920-40 The New York Times, The Moon: A New Frontier, August 3, 1969 Lunar Orbiter I, ca. 1969 Vik Muniz, Memory Rendering of the Man on … Continue reading

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