“Kaki ni kirigirisu” (Grasshopper eating persimmon), late 19th c. reproduction of original early 19th c. meiji print, by Katsushika Hokusai, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Frognerparken, Oslo, ca. 1921, by Kristian Berge, via Fylkesarkivet i Sogn og Fjordane (The County Archives in Sogn go Fjordane) Commons on flickr.
A repeat porch from October 2014. . .
“Snapshot, two women sitting on the front porch of a house, unidentified,” ca. 1912-1934, by Michael Francis Blake, via David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University Libraries Commons on flickr.
Blake was one of the first African-American studio photographers in Charleston, South Carolina. His collection at Duke consists of 117 photos in an album entitled “Portraits of Members.”
. . . our effort to open the gift of the world,
our hope to find years
in this box we tear apart.
— Allan Johnston, from “Evening Conversation“
Obelisk, probably Cairo area, Egypt, September 1934, by American Colony of Jerusalem Photo Department, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Maison de la Famille Lassagne, September 22, 1897, by Eugène Trutat, (cropped very slightly by me) via Bibliothèque de Toulouse Commons on flickr.