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Carte De Visite, Carthage, Illinois, by J.A.W. Pittman Photographer (from my own collection)
The carte de visite (CDV) was a type of small photograph the size of a visiting card.
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Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Garden of Earthly Delights is a triptych by Jeroen (Hieronymus) Bosch (aka El Bosco in Spain), created between 1490 and 1510. There will be a large exhibition at his place of birth Den Bosch since we're living 500 years after his death in (you guessed it) 1516.
Visit this link to have more info about the painting and to see it in very close detail:
https://tuinderlusten-jheronimusbosch.ntr.nl/en (with sounds).
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Sunday, January 31, 2016
National Portrait Gallery, London)
Actress Joan Clarkson (IMDb), who we last encountered in this post. She played in several revues, a.o. 'Cochran's 1930 Revue' by the London theatrical producer Charles Cochran, who called her "his beautiful English rose".
by the Hungarian painter Philip de László (1869-1937) (Bridgeman Art Library)