Thursday, March 23, 2017

William Letts Oliver

We are back to posting new material.

Olvina Winery, Livermore, California
  
Party in rowboat
 
Shipwreck Atlantic (whaleboat) on beach near Cliff House, San Francisco
  
Sierra Buttes Mine brass band
 
Woman standing next to World's Fair Premium Searchlight, Mt. Lowe?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Courting Couples

A section of the crowd in Martin Place, Sydney during 
the Victory Pacific celebrations, 15 August 1945
 
Burt V. Brooks: Three couples in a field of boulders, Greenwich, Mass., ca. 1910
 
George Brassaï: The Kiss, 1935-37
 
Ray Gurney and Dora Miller skating on Squire Pond, 1903
 
Sam Hood: Royal Price Alfred Hospital Christmas kiss, Sydney, December 1944
 
The happy couple, posing in front of a house on the corner of Old Common and Bolton Station Road, prepares to take their new Hupmobile for a spin, Lancaster, Massachusetts

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Card Games

Abbott and Saunder families playing cards, New Zealand, ca. 1900
 
Charles Fenno Jacobs: Southington, Connecticut. A bridge party, May 1942
 
Esther Bubley: Girls entertaining their guests in one 
of the two card rooms, Arlington Farms, 1943
 
Joseph Pennell: Four people playing cards, 1899
 
M.D. Elias: Gunners relax playing cards in the 
shade of cactus trees in Tunisia, May 1943
 
Playing canasta, Nova Scotia
 
The tamest game of cards ever recorded in Kentucky - 
no chips and the people around have no scared looks, 1906

Monday, March 20, 2017

Horse and Buggy

 Adam MacLay: Donald George McKinley, family baker, 
Christchurch, New Zealand, ca. 1908
  
Frank Denton: A landau carriage, and driver, probably 
Wanganui region, New Zealand, January 1908
 
Frank Denton: Dr Ernest Edward Porritt and family in a trap 
outside their home at 59 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, ca. 1904
 
Frank Hohenberger: Moving day scene near 
Mt. Zion, horses, wagon, people, 1949
 
Frederick Danvers Power: Street scene, horse-drawn 
conveyances, Sydney, Australia, 1898-1926
 
Frederick Nelson Jones: Horse drawn buggy, New Zealand, ca. 1914
 
James McAllister: Men in a phaeton, probably 
Taranaki region, New Zealand, ca. 1920s
 
Marion Post Wolcott: Farmer who comes to town on Saturday afternoon to 
sell his chickens from door to door. Greene County, Georgia, Spring 1939
 
Oxford St., London, England, ca. 1909
 
Seashore of Töölönlahti, Helsinki, ca. 1900
 
Steffano Webb: Mr Broomfield and Kahu in a buckboard wagon, ca. 1910

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Musicians

Adam MacLay: Studio portrait of six musicians with instruments, ca. 1900s
 
Ben Shahn: Street musicians, Maynardville, Tennessee, 1935
 
Eva Besnyö: Gypsies, 1931
 
Harris & Ewing: Woman being serenaded, 1940
 
James McAllister and family, outside, with musical instruments, New Zealand, 1912
 
Lafayette Studio: Betty Coed and the Debs, 1939
 
Oxford College Mandolin Club, 1917
 
Paul Stang: A portrait of two of Paul Stang's sisters - 
Jørgina Stang with the guitar and Marie Stang with the fiddle
 
Russell Lee: Cajun musicians at fais-do-do at 
National Rice Festival. Crowley, Louisiana, 1938
 
University of Kentucky, WHAS band, 1933
 
William Rittase: Pianist and Violinist, October 1939

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Women With Fancy Hats

Adam MacLay: Family group including children in the countryside, 1905-26
   
Adam MacLay: Portrait of six women, dressed in finery 
including elaborate hats, sitting on a river bank, 1905-26
 
Harris & Ewing: Dolly Madison Breakfast. Mrs. William F. Dennis, 
Mrs. Chase Riker, Mrs. Mann Barker, 1912
 
Harris & Ewing: Miss Gladys Hinckley at the horse show, 1913
 
Joseph Pennell: Portrait of Clara Cox and Grace Jones, 1912
 
Joseph Pennell: Portrait of Mrs. E. Bradbury, 1919
 
Man with four women, Berlin, Wisconsin

Friday, March 17, 2017

Sports

Anglican Church, Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia, 1950s
 
Charles Lee: Sunday baseball game outside Mountain Park, Alberta, ca. 1925
 
Football, scrimmage line, Harvard University, ca. 1905
 
Harris & Ewing: Miss Frances Lippett. Playing in tennis tournament, 1913
 
William George Weigel: Yvette Williams long jumping at 
Carisbrook Park, Dunedin, New Zealand, 26 January 1954
 
Mack Hughes: Kentucky vs. Tennessee action, probably 1950s