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A Tintype Tuesday: Family Photo Album

Unidentified Photographer, [Tintype Album], ca. 1880 (1582.1990) These unbound tintypes were found together in what was probably a family photo album. At this moment, not much is known about the photos and album, except the obvious: the album was well-used … Continue reading

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Echos of Ectoplasm and Phantasmagoric 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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“BODY SAID TO BE GUEVARA’S”

Art Workers Coalition, Let Me Say, at the Risk of Sounding Ridiculous, That the True Revolutionary is Guided by Great Feelings of Love, ca. 1971 (804.2002) Unidentified Photographer, [Che Guevara riding a tractor on a dirt road], 1950s, (2014.63.4) Unidentified … Continue reading

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On their deathbed, no one ever said: “I wish I spent more time at the office.”

Unidentified Photographer, [Butcher], ca. 1875 (2007.54.4) Unidentified Photographer, [Iceman], ca. 1875 (2007.54.9) Unidentified Photographer, [Waiters], ca. 1880 (2007.54.7) Unidentified Photographer, [Man with Soldering Tools], ca. 1875 (2007.54.18) Unidentified Photographer, [Mechanic], ca. 1875 (2414.2005) Unidentified Photographer, [Wall Paper Hangers], ca. 1870 … 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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Think

William Copley, Think, 1967 (793.2002) Bruce Davidson, [Woman in window with American Flag; East 100th Street, New York City, USA], 1962 (2006.15.6) Unidentified Photographer, [American flag and sign, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C.], August 28, 1963 … Continue reading

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MEOW! Artists and Their Cats… (part 2)

Michel Auer, Jane Evelyn Atwood, 1983 (336.1988) Barbara Morgan (1900-1992), Berenice Abbott [1898-1991] with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Unidentified Photographer, [Weegee, 1899-1968, and kitten], ca. 1958 (22649.1993) Nearly five years ago (about 36 years if you were a dog) I (put … Continue reading

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