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The Great Blackstone: “The World’s Master Magician”

George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr.], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 Through … Continue reading

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Preview the Mexican Suitcase

One of three boxes containing negatives by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and Chim (David Seymour). © International Center of Photography Robert Capa, [Battle of Teruel, Spain], December 1937 Gerda Taro, [Second International Congress for the Defense of Culture, Valencia, Spain], … Continue reading

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That’s magic…

Martin Munkacsi, [Hand resting on puppet’s stand], 1928 Martin Munkacsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 Martin Munkacsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 Martin Munkacsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 Martin Munkacsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928

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Cause of failures… (You Press the Button, We Do the Rest)

W.R. McKeen Jr., Kodak No. 2 negatives, ca. 1891 These envelopes, dated November 4, 1891, contained 87 “good” negatives and 12 “failures.” The negatives were from a No. 2 Kodak camera. After 100 exposures were made, the camera was sent … Continue reading

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From Holland with Love

Martin Munkácsi, [Buyers assessing lots at flower auction, Aalsmeer, Netherlands], ca. 1929 Martin Munkácsi, [Buyers reviewing lots at flower auction, Aalsmeer, Netherlands], ca. 1929 Martin Munkácsi, [Bidding at flower auction, Aalsmeer, Netherlands], ca. 1929 The very first flower auction in … Continue reading

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Lady Liberty

Martin Munkacsi, [Woman in Front of Statue of Liberty, New York], 1937 On July 4, 2009 the Statue of Liberty, located on Liberty Island in the New York Harbor, was opened to the public for the first time in eight … Continue reading

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