The West Wind by illustrator Walter Crane, 1897.
Although the first years of film and its early pioneers present a fascinating and occasionally bizarre history suited to a much longer post, today I thought we’d simply focus on two short and deliciously outlandish movies from the dawn of… Read More ›
Three Skeletons at the Piano, photographer unknown, 1897, via The National Archives.
Der Tod im Baum (Death in the Tree) by Angelo Jank in the magazine Jugend, 1897 (via The Morthouse) Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Kostlivec (1961) – Silent Sundays: Empusa (1894) – Silent Sundays: Dark Star (1890)
Empusa etching by Carl Schmidt-Helmbrechts (1894), via Feuilleton Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: The Little Witch (1916) – Silent Sundays: Dante and Virgil in Hell (1850) – Silent Sundays: Princess Juliana (2012)
Edvard Munch, Vampire (original title: Love and Pain), 1895 Related Posts: – She Held Her Mouth Up Redly Wan: The Vampire Hunter’s Kit – Silent Sundays: Photo Prisma Almanac No. 5 (1952) – A Man, Tall and Thin, and Ghastly Pale: Bram Stoker’s Dracula
For the last few hundred years, the gowns of the First Ladies have cemented a moment in time, not only providing a snapshot of evolving fashion, but also acting as a socio-political window to the historical context of their era. From… Read More ›