The Beatles - Silly walk feelings.

original manuscript for alice in wonderland hand written and illustrated by lewis carroll, 1862

Lewis Carroll ~ Original manuscript for Alice in Wonderland, 1862 (hand written and illustrated)

Maudie James by Clive Arrowsmith, 1960s

Maudie James by Clive Arrowsmith, 1960s

Christian Dior Junon dress, by Richard Avedon in 1949.

photo i love: Model Anne Theophane “Theo” Graham poses in the Christian Dior Junon dress. Photo by Richard Avedon, Harper’s Bazaar 1949 .

In the mid-1950s, Balenciaga began further experimenting with silhouettes leading to what is highly regarded as his most inventive period. He began broadening shoulders, cropping sleeves, and removing cinched-waists. The shapes gained more volume and drama, becoming his signature look.  Vogue, Sept 1950 by Irving Penn

Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn wearing a mantel coat by Cristóbal Balenciaga. - Photographed by Irving Penn, Vogue, September 1950

by André Kertész

André KERTÉSZ :: Le Chartier du Quartier Latin, Paris n. [Poet Endre Ady had breakfast often here, Kertész went on to visit places where Ady had lived. This material was published in a book by György Bölöni in

Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (1953, dir. William Wyler)

Audrey Hepburn - eyes that tell a story. A classic.

San Francisco, 1934, by John Gutmann

The Fair Labor Standards Act of required a 40 hour work week with time and a half overtime pay. This was passed to eliminate free labor. This pin shows the protest and the demand for equal pay for hours worked.

curators / 1930

members of the students sketch club installing an art exhibit at the whitechapel gallery, 1931


csebastian: “ photographer: Gordon Parks Life Magazine, 1952 black and white, vintage, in fur photo via dovima_is_devine / Starlet Showcase also: Gordon Parks

Johan Hagemeyer, Jane Bouse, 1938

you are a poem that breathes - inneroptics: Johan Hagemeyer, Jane Bouse


Train Station Goodbye Don't know how many times my parents had to say good-bye like this during the war years.

at Cannes in 1959

Romy Schneider and Alain Delon, at the Festival de Cannes, French Riviera, 1959

San Francisco, 1939, by John Gutmann

john gutmann - bare back san francisco 1939

Jean Cocteau. La Sang d’un Poète, 1930. Production: Vicomte de Noailles.

“ Jean Cocteau (French, b. Maisons-Laffitte, near Paris, France) - La Sang d’un Poète (The Blood of a Poet), Production: Vicomte de Noailles ”

by Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick , Chicago, 1949 : "Woman standing in office, smoking while modeling undergarments." An early image from photojournalist and nascent filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. Look Magazine Photo Collection.