Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Vintage Ireland

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Co. Antrim, ca. 1890
Carrigogunnell Castle, ca. 1870
Chicks and ducks, Galway, ca. 1910
Doyle's Corner, Phibsborough, Dublin, 1914
Junction, Rathmines, August 1911

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Poker Game

This odd sequence depicting a strip poker game was taken in 1941 by Arthur Siegel.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Leslie Jones Collection

Making parachutes
Malibu Beach, Dorchester, Massachusetts
Mary Pickford backstage in Boston wearing 
$2.98 dress and $1.00 hat, January 1934
Mexican cossacks here in Boston - the girl getting off the 
cycle is Miss Jerry Lach of North Cambridge. March 27, 1929
Mowing contest, New Hampshire, 1917-34
Nana and Pop courting, 1910-15
New England flood, Montpelier, VT. Flood raised 
havoc on State Street, November 1927
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Ole Tobias Olsen

Group in front of a pavilion
Monastery ruins at Hovedøen with group, 1860-1900
Mrs. and Miss Nannestad with group in forest, 1860-1900
Rebekka Breidal with husband and son, 1860-1900
The farmhouse at Tullinberget loop, ca. 1863-83
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Eugène Trutat

Dam construction work in the Néouvielle massif, Aure valley
Fishermen at Pont St Michel
Gavarnie (Pyrenees), Refuge Tuquerouye - 
Félix Regnault and the guide Passet
High mountains
Spanish laborer
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Friday, May 26, 2017

Vintage Quebec

Autumn day at a summer cottage, Gatineau River, Québec, October 1950
Fort Chambly, Quebec, 1949
 Highway 1, Quebec, 1950
Ohio tourists admire the flowers, Quebec, June 1950
Picnic, Lake Massiwippi, Quebec, July 1950
Tourists view the city of Montreal from the lookout 
on Mount Royal, Quebec, June 1950
Tourists watching Andre Bourgault at work in front of his 
Centre D'Artisanat, St. Jean Port Joli, Quebec, June 1959

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Robert McKay Brebner

Alan, Mary, and Robert Brebner, ca. 1900. Spruce Grove, Alberta
Brebner children, ca. 1900
Brebner family members and friends on the Brebner homestead 
with bear skin and sleigh, ca. 1900. Spruce Grove, Alberta
Horse-drawn buggy, Brebner homestead, ca. 1900
Two men with a horse-drawn sleigh, ca. 1900
Unidentified woman with a horse, ca. 1900

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Walter McClintock

Onesta and Nitana seated by McClintock's traveling-tipi
Open tipi with Indians, horses
Play-tipi with two Indian children
Tipi glowing with light from its inside fire
Wife of Red Fox coming to the Grass Dance 
with her daughter Sistsi (Small Bird)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Charles Elliott Gill

Boating on the Piney, ca. 1910
Five teenage girls outside a wood frame building, 1900-10
Portrait of four men and four women, ca. 1910
Thomas Gill family with house and new car, Portland, Oregon, ca. 1914
Twelve young women at Guthoerl's cave, ca. 1910
Source: Charles Elliott Gill Photograph Collection, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City