Moscow, c. Early 1900s (via English Russia)
Night Lights: Central Park from Fifth Avenue, New York City, December 2013.
Central Park from outside the Plaza: New York, December, 2013.
In the past few hours I’ve thrown together a more textually focused blog to serve as an outlet to address issues surrounding archives, digital collections, and social media sorts of things, so if you’re into that sort of stuff - give it a whirl. More articles are hopefully soon to come.
So Extensive, So Well Balanced: Corset Advertisement, Ladies Home Journal, c. 1903.
"HAVE NO BRASS EYELETS IT WOULD BE ABSURD" I see that someone has some exceedingly strong opinions about eyelets.
Ruth St. Denis: Physical Culture Magazine, 1917 via The New York Public Library
Österreichesiche Nationalbibliothek [Austrian National Library]. Vienna, Austria 2012.
If ever again I get the opportunity to visit Vienna, I’ll be spending every waking hour within these doors. Unfortunately, I’d imagine no sacher torte to be allowed in the library. Alas!
Selfies of Historical Significance: Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanova, c. 1913.
“All we know is that, thanks to a new camera and an old impulse, a teenage girl was able to gaze into a mirror, look into her own eyes, and capture her image for posterity.” (via 1913: Duchess Anastasia Takes a Selfie - Megan Garber - The Atlantic)