Lost Splendor

Past and present by an aspiring archivist and new Bostonian.

Following the first session of a long awaited course on archival methodology.

Paris Street View, 1908 (by George Eastman House)

The Gentleman and the Selfie, c. 1910 (via Imgur)

Chicago Resident Arrested for Length of Swimsuit, 1922 (via Imgur)

"Sarasota Sun-Debs at Lido Beach, Florida" January, 1949 (by State Library and Archives of Florida)

Harvard Yard, 4pm

Interwar Summertime (by UW Digital Collections)

Pittsburgh City View, 1908 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

Before the Move - Last Week of August

Last week was more or less defined by packing, as this one is of painting. Rifling through old moving boxes to locate collected miscellany from my younger years in preparation for my move to Boston and the occasional cup of strongly brewed hazelnut coffee from The Golden Pear. 

Book and Belt Loop: United States, 1948 by Alfred Eisenstaedt (via LIFE)

Literary Floral, Photographer Unknown (by National Media Museum)

Self Portrait with Camera by Walter Bentley Woodbury, 1887 (by National Media Museum)

In other news, painting is a long process. On the bright side, my desk is unpacked!

"Les Maison de la rue Grenier-St.-Nazaire” by Eugène Atget, Paris c. 1908 (George Eastman House)

Fun in the Sun: Hoquiam, Washington c. 1929 (by UW Digital Collections)

Currently trying to determine what the woman to the right getting up to