2012-01-31

David Seymour

Young girl preparing for sentry duty. Haifa, Israel, 1951.


Source: giampierofichera
© David Seymour/Magnum Photos

2012-01-27

Margaret Bourke-White

LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White clad in fleece flight suit while holding aerial camera, standing in front of Flying Fortress bomber in which she made combat mission photographs of the US attack on Tunis. Feb 1943. (Margaret Bourke-White/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)


Fort Peck Dam, in the Missouri River: image used on first LIFE Magazine cover, November 23, 1936. (Margaret Bourke-White/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)


Margaret Bourke-White with a print of her photograph from the first cover of Life magazine. (Getty Images/Walter Daran)


Margaret Bourke-White posing with equipment she used for a mural at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, circa 1935. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


The Hohenzollern Bridge over the Rhine in Cologne in ruins at the end of World War II. (Margaret Bourke-White/Keystone/Getty Images)


A woman removes a portrait of Hitler from the wall of a protestant church in Frankfurt, which had been used by the Nazis as a party headquarters. On the right is a poster warning against careless talk amongst civilians. (Margaret Bourke-White/Keystone/Getty Images)

©Margaret Bourke-White
Source: about.com, hope-for.us, LIFE Photo Archive

2012-01-23

2012-01-20

Andrea Doria

Sinking of the Andrea Doria.
Photo: Harry Trask. (cliff1066)


Listing ship Andrea Doria in waters off Nantucket.
Photo: Loomis Dean. (LIFE)


Italian liner Andrea Doria sinking in Atlantic after collision w. Swedish ship 'Stockholm'.
Photo: Loomis Dean. (LIFE)


Survivors of sinking Italian liner 'Andrea Doria' aboard rescue ship the French liner 'Ile de France'.
Photo: Loomis Dean. (LIFE)


Nun waiting for survivors.
Photo: W. Eugene Smith. (Photo Tractatus)


Promenade deck of French Liner le de France occupied by survivors of 'Andrea Doria' sunk after collision off Nantucket.
Photo: Loomis Dean. (LIFE)


Photo: Loomis Dean. (LIFE)


Wikipedia

2012-01-10

Gertrude Käsebier

Blessed art thou among women, posed by Mrs. Francis Lee and her daughter Peggy in Boston,  1899


Rose O'Neill, illustrator and originator of the "Kewpie" doll, posed in the photographer's New York City studio, ca. 1907.


Auguste Rodin, 1905


Evelyn Nesbit, ca. 1900.


Mina Turner and her cousin Elizabeth. 1910.


Cornelia Montgomery, 1900.


Red Horn Bull, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, ca 1900.


Portrait of Harriet Hibbard, the photographer's assistant, 1900.


Alfred Stieglitz, 1902.


A young African American woman working in the midst of clotheslines heavy with sheets and stockings. 1902.


Fruits of the Earth, 1901.


Happy days, a portrait of the photographer's grandson Charles O'Malley. Newport, Rhode Island, 1902.


Gertrude Käsebier, daughter of photographer Gertrude Käsebier at Crecy en Brie, France, 1894.


The swing, a study of Mrs. Turner and her children, 1910.


Photo: Gertrude Käsebier
Source: Library of Congress