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Eye See

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1865-70, (2014.18.1) This tintype is striking. The portrait, a recent acquisition, is large: a full-plate, 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches. There’s a thoughtful minimalism. The sitter is sublime, with abundant and equine facial hair. … Continue reading

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A Century of Photography: 1889

Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Another Baxter St. Alley, 1888 or 1889, (267.1982) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Dockrats hunted by police, New York, ca. 1889 (246.1982) James Walker, Lake Geneva, near Geneva, Switzerland, ca. 1889 (455.2000) Unidentified Photographer, [Rev. M. Shrugler baptizing Mr. … Continue reading

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A Century of Photography: 1888

James Walker, Vistors at the Museum, ca. 1888 (476.2000) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Bandits’ Roost, 1888, (235.1982) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Baxter St. Alley, 1888 (266.1982) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Mullen’s Alley, 1888 (204.1982) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1888 (2012.111.60) Frank Wendt … Continue reading

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Always Thinking of You

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1930 (1251.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1930 (1239.1990)

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“Hey, Stella!”

Cristina García Rodero, “La Tabua,” Zarza de Montanchez, Spain, 1985 (2007.21.7) Marion Post Wolcott, Post Office in blizzard, Aspen, Colorado, 1941 (749.1984) Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, 1938 (2006.18.4) … Continue reading

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Looking back at Fansinaflashbulb

The most popular (the post with the most views and made any time in the last eight years) Fansinaflashbulb post in 2016, as it has been for the past seven years, was “Stills from Zapruder film of JFK Assassination.” (It … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

Al Brick for Movietone News, “When ‘Arizona’s’ magazines exploded there was a roar that could be heard for miles. Then she was still.” December 7, 1941, (1406.2005) Kelso Daly, “Brought from his bed by the thunder of exploding bombs, this … Continue reading

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