Tag Archives: Weegee

“Love Your Pet Day”

Unidentified Photographer, [Woman sitting in garden with dog], 1940s (2014.68.1) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Daisy and Violet Hilton in dressing room, Birmingham], 1932 (2007.110.40) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Truman Capote holding a pet dog, Italy], 1953 (3342.1992) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Promenade des … Continue reading

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Psychic action shot

Weegee (1899-1968), Action shot by Weegee, February 16, 1941 (974.1993) (Remnants of a “Three Lions, 551 Fifth Avenue” sticker, and a beautiful “This Photo Sold for Use in One Publication Only, Credit Line Must Read, Arthur Fellig Photo, 5 Center … Continue reading

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“I love you as I never did before.”

Lucien Aigner (1901-1999), At the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, ca. 1934 (338.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995), [Wartime Farewells, Pennsylvania Station, New York], 1944 (1448.2005) Sailor Fred McDow passionately kissing his girlfriend Ethel Huseland goodbye, as a friend stands by watching uncomfortably, in … Continue reading

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The Naked City is full of love

Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15666.1993) (Naked City, p.221) Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15665.1993) (Naked City, p.220) Weegee (1899-1968), [Lovers on the beach, Coney Island], ca. 1943 (1984) (Naked City, p.181) … Continue reading

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“Photos of body and scene at Broome and Elizabeth St…”

Weegee (1899-1968), [Body of Anthony Izzo, killed by off-duty policeman Eligio Sarro, New York], February 2, 1942 (122.1982) PM, February 3, 1942, p. 11 Off Duty Cop Does Duty, Kills Gunman Who Tries Stickup The boys were playing a little … Continue reading

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Lead Belly

Rock Island Line, by Leadbelly; Paul Howard, 1944. Weegee (1899-1968), Leadbelly, ca. 1943-44 (15851.1993) Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) was born on January 20, 1889, in Mooringsport, Louisiana, and died in 1949, in New York. Eagle Rock Rag, by Leadbelly, 1944.

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“…accused as murderess…”

Weegee, [Anna Sheehan at police headquarters, New York], January, 1937 (14036.1993) Anna and Joseph Sheehan lived in Hells Kitchen. The Sheehans had been married for nine years. They had three children, all boys, at the dawn of 1937 their ages … Continue reading

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