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Anonymous Autochromes

Unidentified Photographer, [Marzipan], ca. 1911 Unidentified Photographer, [Fruit stand], ca. 1911 (This new series, #Fansinaflashbulb’s #FavoriteThingsFriday, of blog posts will present photos and things that we love and are seldom seen, perhaps unique, beautiful and/or thought-provoking. It’s Fansinaflashbulb as a … Continue reading

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Super Tintype Tuesday

Unidentified Photographer, [Horatio Seymour Campaign Buttons], 1868 (2008.16.1) Horatio Seymour (1810-1886) was a mayor of Utica, member of the New York House of Representatives, two nonconsecutive term New York state governor and unsuccessful Democratic presidential candidate in 1868 against Ulysses … Continue reading

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A Story of Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson Performs On The Steps Of The Lincoln Memorial, With An Introduction By Harold Ickes, April 9, 1939, from archive.org. Solomon Hurok (1888-1974), [Marian Anderson souvenir program], ca. 1939 (2008.71.1) Solomon Hurok (1888-1974), [Marian Anderson souvenir program], ca. 1939 … Continue reading

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Tintype Tuesday: Six Horses

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse], ca. 1880 (2010.21.9) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse wearing a harness to drive away flies], ca. 1872 (2007.54.15) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horses and plow], ca. 1975 (2007.54.24) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse], ca. 1875 (2007.54.19) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified … Continue reading

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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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