Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Statue of St Mary


Mt. Pelee: Statue of St Mary, W.G. Cooper, 1902

(Photograph from album that includes views of Martinique and destruction, dead, and rubble from the eruption of the Mt. Pelee volcano, May 1902.
The album comprises 61 photographic prints. It was published by W. G. Cooper, who operated a photography studio in Bridgetown, Barbados.)

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The Destroying Demon Let Loose


The Destroying Demon Let Loose - Ominous Prelude to the Terrible Tragedy of Pelée, Aug. 30th, '02, Martinique, F.W.I.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Lava Flow Engulfing a Village to the West of Vesuvius, 1944


Lava Flow Engulfing a Village to the West of Vesuvius, 1944, Melvin C. Shaffer.
From the collections of Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, U.S.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Lava Flows Into Village of San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, 1944


Lava Flows Into Village of San Sebastiano al Vesuvio One Night, 1944
, Melvin C. Shaffer.
From the collections of Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, U.S.

Friday, August 20, 2010

The S.S. Morro Castle Shipwreck


S.S. Morro Castle Shipwreck, Asbury Park New Jersey, 1934 (postcard from 1935)

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The Burning of the Cliff House


The Burning of the Cliff House, San Francisco, California, Arnold Genthe

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Street of the Gamblers


The Street of the Gamblers, Arnold Genthe, 1896-1906 (Chinatown, San Francisco)

Monday, August 16, 2010

The Atelier


Labyrinths in my Atelier, Josef Sudek, 1960

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Friday, August 13, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Monday, August 9, 2010

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010