Monday, July 28, 2014

George Frederick Kaye

 A G Trotter talks to three Italian children who have wandered 
into the middle of artillery positions near Sora, 1 June 1944
  
 R T Stewart hands some washing to two small Italian children who have 
found their way into artillery lines near Sora in Italy, 1 June 1944
[same three children as in the first picture]
[perhaps they're washing Mr. Trotter's shirt]
  
 A group of New Zealand soldiers and local women and children in the village behind the Italian Front where members of 2 New Zealand Division are resting, 6 January 1944
  
 A New Zealand gun crew on their way to the forward areas of the 
Sangro River sector of the Italian battlefront, 29 November 1943
  
 A New Zealand soldier gives a piece of chocolate to an aged civilian 
who has returned to the ruined Italian town of Orsogna, Italy, 16 June 1944
  
 A section of the Cassino Front, Italy, as seen by R F Dale 
waiting behind the sights of his anti aircraft gun, 15 March 1944
  
 A smoke screen being laid in Cassino, Italy, 
as the Allied attack proceeds, 18 May 1944
  
 A street photographer at Taranto, Italy, 
photographing Kiwis on leave, November 1943
  
 Allied infantry personnel move among the ruins of Cassino, Italy, 
shortly after the town fell to the Allies, 18 May 1944
  
An Allied anti aircraft crew keeps watch for enemy aircraft in the 
mountainous country in the forward areas of the Italian Front, 10 April 1944

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Louis Edward Nollau

Louis Edward Nollau was a professor of Engineering at the University of Kentucky. Apparently he was also an accomplished amateur photographer.

 "Lo 1936", Band and singer performing for studio audience, 1936
  
 4-H winners, Somerset, Kentucky, girls' quartet, first place award, 1926
  
 Entrance to the University of Kentucky with a car 
pulling students on a sled toward Frazee Hall, 1920
  
 Kentucky-grown apples
  
 May Day parade float, 1936
  
 May Queen, University of Kentucky, 1934
  
 
 Women on horseback, May Day, 1934
 
 Preserving eggs
  
 Senior Breakfast Alumni Tea, African-American servers 
in first row and yard workers on truck, 1934
  
 Warrior River flood, Alabama Great Southern, looking south from north end, 1916
[I consider this a top ten photo - one of the best]

Saturday, July 26, 2014

William Archer Price

Mr. Price was yet another New Zealand photographer.

A gang of men working on the main trunk line somewhere in the North Island, 
constructing the railway line through the bush, 1900-30
  
 Albert Park, Auckland, 1908-10
  
 Cars and carriages (and possibly a caravan) parked beside an area 
known as The Plantation at Bucklands Beach, ca. 1910
  
 Children in a dinghy on the tidal flat, Little Shoal Bay, Auckland, ca. 1910
  
 Childrens' fete at Lancaster Park, Christchurch, ca. 1910
  
 Man and a boy in a dinghy in a choppy sea 
near the water's edge at Herne Bay, ca. 1910
  
 Man on a horse-drawn thresher, ca. 1910
  
 View of adults and children walking and 
playing on Shelly Beach, Auckland, 1890-1910
  
 View of the wharf at Whitianga. The ferry is berthed and passengers are embarking, 1911
  
Young women gymnasts in a group pose

Friday, July 25, 2014

Photochroms

These are scenes from Italy.

 A court yard (Calle dell Angelo a San Martino), Venice, Italy
  
 A street, Venice, Italy
  
 Concert in St. Mark's Place, Venice, Italy
  
 Feeding Pigeons in St. Mark's Place, Venice, Italy
  
 Macaroni seller, Naples, Italy
  
 Procession in front of St. Mark's, Venice, Italy
  
 Procession over the Grand Canal, Venice, Italy
  
 St. Mark's Church and the clock, Venice, Italy
  
 Street near the Rialto, Venice, Italy
  
 Street with washerwomen, Naples, Italy
  
 The wharf, Naples, Italy
  
 Venice harbor and Palazzo dei Dogi, Venice, Italy
  
Via Roma, Naples, Italy

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Dick Whittington

 Old fashioned bathing suit scene, Southern California, 1936
[This must be for an ad. Whatever the context, it's hilarious]
  
 May Company circus, Southern California, 1930
  
 May Company circus, Southern California, 1930
  
 May Day ceremony, 1920s?
  
 May Day revel, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1931
  
 May Day revel, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1931
  
 May Day revel, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1931
  
 May Day revel, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1931
  
Models, Fashion show at Mayfair Hotel, Los Angeles, 1927