Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Istanbul


I've been to Rome, Madrid, Athens, Paris and London, but Istanbul made the greatest impression on me. The mix of ancient Greek, Byzantine, Roman and Ottoman-Turkish elements was truly fascinating.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Frances Farmer



The beautifull Frances Farmer, actress in the 30s and 40s. A biographical film about her was made in 1982, called 'Frances', starring Jessica Lange. The film suggested she underwent a lobotomy, but almost certainly that never happend.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Daguerreotype


I have a few daguerreotypes, this is one of my favourites (±1850).



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