Category: photography

How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression…

How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression Era Into a Hyperreal Dreamland

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How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression Era Into a Hyperreal Dreamland

30 Years Later: Photos of the Tiananmen Square…

30 Years Later: Photos of the Tiananmen Square Protests Through the Lens of a Student Witness

Photograph of a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley F…

Photograph of a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field, c. 1940s-1950s.

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The empty streets of London at night, as captured by photographer Harold Burdekin in 1934. (Via Spitalfields Life)

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The empty streets of London at night, as captured by photographer Harold Burdekin in 1934. (Via Spitalfields Life)

Spy camera designed to imitate a pocket watch,…

Spy camera designed to imitate a pocket watch, 1893.

Daguerreotype images taken during the Californ…

Daguerreotype images taken during the California Gold Rush, circa 1850s, from the book “Silver and Gold” by Luce Lebart.

Photographs of scientific phenomena by Berenic…

Photographs of scientific phenomena by Berenice Abbott, circa 1950s and ‘60s.

True West: Searching for the Familiar in Early…

True West: Searching for the Familiar in Early Photos of L.A. and San Francisco