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21st September '16 0 941

Horses, Drink And God: Martin Parr's Visions Of Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland 1981-1983

. Taken during his time living in Boyle, Co. Roscommon from 1981-1983, the photographs are laced with Parr's characteristic wit and affection for his subject.

20th September '16 0 928

Passengers (1994 - 1996): The Awesome Awareness of Mortality

In Passengers (1994 - 1996), John Schabel zoomed in on people seated on planes waiting for takeoff, "getting into that [flying] frame of mind..."

19th September '16 0 890

24 Color Photographs of Paris From May 1960: The Cushman Tour

On Sunday May 8 1960, Charles W. Cushman arrived in Paris, France...

14th September '16 1 725

Len Speier's New York City: Street Photography Without Questions

"I don’t like to interfere with a scene that I see, but I take each situation as it comes," says Len Speier..

11th September '16 1 1881

Sex, Slavery And A Father's Rotting Corpse: The Secret of Diary William Byrd II, Gentlemen And Planter (1907 - 1912)

"I had my father's grave open to see him," Byrd wrote, "but he was so wasted there was not anything to be distinguished. I ate fish for dinner"...

11th September '16 0 612

Newfangled Diamond Portraits (1890s)

"I have this idea that photo genres spread like fads," says John Van Noate. "You went to visit your Cousin Minnie in Buffalo and she had one of these newfangled diamond photos.."

10th September '16 1 799

Benjamin Franklin Forced Enlightenment On Isolated Prisoners Inside The World's First Penitentiary

'Thrown into solitude... [the prisoner] reflects. Placed alone, in view of his crime, he learns to hate it...'

9th September '16 0 1633

The Rolling Stones' All Night Rave: Alexandra Palace 6th June 1964

On 26th June 1964 the Rolling Stones played an All Night Rave at London's Alexandra Palace...

8th September '16 0 404

Audrey, Celia, and Olive's Joyous Days At The Beach (1927-1928)

"No matter how often I view these images, the exuberance and sheer joy expressed in these children's faces never fails to brighten my day and make me smile."

7th September '16 0 1243

Lady Day And Mister: Billy Holiday's Canine Partners In Crime

Jazz singer Eleanora Faganm, aka Billie Holiday and Lady Day, (April 7, 1915–July 17, 1959) loved her dog, Mister...