Monday, March 31, 2014

José Ara Romeu, Valencia, Spain

J. Ara (José Ara Romeu), Pi y Margall 36, Valencia, Spain
Unidentified woman (No. 201), 1932
8,8 x 13,8 cm, with blind stamp
Collection Heinz-Werner Lawo

Monday, March 10, 2014

Hartley's Multigraph Portraits, Chicago

Hartley's Portraits, 309 W. Madison St., Chicago
Multigraph, 12,7 x 15,5 cm, about 1894
Collection Heinz-Werner Lawo

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Photos Novelty, Spain, Madrid, Preciados 16

Four postcards from the Photos Novelty studio in Madrid, Preciados 16
The last one is dated "14 Marzo 1914".
Collection James McManus

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Alice through the looking-glass - mirror images

Photographer: F. E. Musser, 16 N. Third Street, Harrisburg
Cabinet Card (detail) about 1895
Collection Heinz-Werner Lawo

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

In Memoriam Shirley Temple - a lookalike on the phone

Hand-colored photograph by H. Raffaelli, S. Paulo.
Collection Heinz-Werner Lawo

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Quintupleted Steen

Steen Lund Hansen, a Danish amateur photographer from Aalborg was inspired by the photos of Rigmor Mydtskov and made his own photo-multigraphs. More of these HERE.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Superior Cloth Headwear - The Argyle

Advertisement for hats and caps by: I. H. Dinner, Manufacturer of Superior Cloth Headwear, 117 Summer Street, Boston,
in: The Hatter, Vol. 24, No. 5, Dec. 1894, Holiday Number, p. 83,
and Vol. 24, No.6, Jan. 1895, p. 101 
The Photo-Multigraph was probably made by F. F. Dunshee & A. E. Hill. Their Studio at 22 Winter Street in Boston was nearby.
Winter Street is the extension of the Summer Street.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Dr. Trenkler & Co. Leipzig

Photolithography (63 x 109 mm) on a used and undivided postcard
mailed in France on January 29, 1903
Publisher: Dr. Trenkler Co., Lipsia. "Studi Artistici Serie B No. 4"
Collection Heinz-Werner Lawo

The Aunts Camille

Francesco Benvenuti (1863-1919), Place S. Marco N. 6, Florence, Italy
Portraits of Camille (detail), ca. 1895 
Raccolte Museali Fratelli Alinari (RMFA)-collezione Palazzoli, Firenze
Alinari Archives, Code PDC-F-000273-0000
Bottom right a dedication signed "Le zie Camille" (The Aunts Camille)
Etablissement Artistique Photographique / Anglais Italien /
de F. BENVENUTI / Place S. Marco N. 6, rez-de-chaussée / Florence / Portraits, Vues, Intérieurs et Agrandissements / Photographies au charbon, au Platine et sur soie / Spécialité de photographies sur Porcelaine, Coloriées etc. / on parle anglais

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Portraits by Rigmor Mydtskov (1925 - 2010)

All photos in this post © HUSET MYDTSKOV. Rigmor Mydtskov was a Danish court photographer who is remembered for her portraits of artists performing in Danish theatres but especially for her many portraits of Queen Margrethe II. of Denmark  and other members of the Danish royal family.
I would like to thank the Huset Mydtskov for the kind permission to present these photos here. You could find some more at the Rigmor Mydtskov - Web Galleries. 
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