Tag Archives: tintype

“A witch is talking to you”

Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 30, 1935 (2007.71.25) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 9, 1935 (2007.71.22) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.] March 23, 1935 (2007.71.24) Unidentified photographer, [Three costumed performers], ca. 1875 … Continue reading

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New and Improved Phantasmagorical Photographs

Unidentified Ghoulographers, [Unidentified boy and ghost and Weegee sitting on a throne], ca. 1870 and 1956 (2411.2005 and 19939.1993) By this time, I had my picture taken by a street tintype photographer, and had been fascinated by the result. (I … Continue reading

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The Giggler, Cleopatra, Rip van Winkle, Clowns, and More…

Unidentified photographer, Ida Cushman as “The Giggler”, Alice Cushman as Queen Elizabeth, Julie Hood as “The Dancing Girl”, Helen Gardner as Cleopatra, Una Longfellow as Maud Miller, Rye Beach, New York, 1874 (2008.81.73) Unidentified photographer, [Unidentified man leading man wearing … Continue reading

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Waterfalls

Unidentified Photographer, [Two women sitting in front of a waterfall backdrop], 1860-1920 (2017.77.72) Unidentified Photographer, [Three men sitting in front of a waterfall backdrop], 1860-1920 (2014.77.30) Unidentified Photographer, [Two men sitting in front of a waterfall backdrop], ca. 1910 (977.1990) … Continue reading

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See the Sea

Unidentified Photographer, [Baby sitting in front of a seaside background], 1860-1920 (2014.77.31) Unidentified Photographer, [Woman and man posing in front of a painted backdrop], 1860-1920 (2017.77.70) Unidentified Photographer, [Woman and man posing in front of a painted backdrop], 1860-1920 (2014.77.77) … 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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Fathers and children… mostly at Coney Island

Lou Bernstein, Father and child, Coney Island, 1943 (84.1992) Harold Feinstein, Father and daughter on beach, Coney Island, 1950 (568.1982) Sidney Kerner, Father and son, Coney Island, 1937 (150.2003) Harold Feinstein, Boy on father’s shoulders, Coney Island, 1948 (556.1982) Dennis … Continue reading

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