Posts tagged Photography.
Into the dark: A history of night photography, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Broadway, 1910
Escape to New York, October 2011 | Ben Hinceman
Mary Garden in Vanity Fair Magazine, 1919.
Eartha Kitt in Oscar Wilde’s “Salome”, 1955.
Irma, Lisa, and Anna Duncan, three of Isadora Duncan’s adopted “Isadorables,” dance on the beach, circa 1915. Via NYPL’s Digital Gallery.
A prostitute poses in Times Square in the 1950s.
Photo booth shots of Marie-Berthe Aurenche, Max Ernst’s second wife, c.1929. She would later become the mistress of artist Chaim Soutine, whom she was buried with after her suicide in 1960. Not much else is known about her life, which makes these images all the more haunting.
The Bowery, Lower Manhattan c. 1900 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)
Would’ve loved to’ve seen the Bowery all decked out in els.
Beautiful Legs Contest, 1949, photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt. (via Retronaut)
Animated stereo image of three women and a car, 1930s. (via Animated Stereo Images, c.1930s | Retronaut)
"London - arrest of a suffragette," ca. 1910-1915. Glass negative.
Dolores Costello as a Ziegfeld Girl, after a childhood in film and before her return to cinema as an adult. Ms. Costello would come to be known as “The Goddess of the Silent Screen.” She’s probably best known today as Drew Barrymore’s grandmother. Photographer: Alfred Cheney Johnston. USA, c.1923.