Sunday, February 24, 2019

JUMPING & LEAPING . . . in images

a 1923 dance artist leaping in a photograph
a 1923 dance artist
         
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
Art Riley for Disney, deer in winter
Art Riley for Disney       click image twice for full size
         
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
Pinocchio by Disney
Pinocchio by Disney
         
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
                
Michael Sowa, a pig diving into a pond
Michael Sowa       click twice
         
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a record breaking horse jumping attempt in 1905, a photograph
a record breaking attempt in 1905
         
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a 1990 Mark Schultz comic book, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
a 1990 Mark Schultz comic book  "Cadillacs and Dinosaurs"
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
Jerry Lee Lewis jumping from his piano in a photograph, the killer
Jerry Lee Lewis
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
an Arthur Rackham illustration of mermaids
an Arthur Rackham illustration
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
plastic Crystalon Tumblers for restaurants
clear 1953 "Crystalon tumblers" for restaurants were almost indestructable,
but near the end of their 20 year lifespan they showed their age
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a James R. Bingham illustration of a man jumping from ship to dock
a James R. Bingham illustration
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a John D. Batten illustration of hunter and deer
a John D. Batten illustration      click twice
        
J U M P I N G     &     L E A P I N G 
        
an Erté fashion illustration of a dancing woman
Erté
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G
        
a photograph of 1962 film stunt man Joe Bonomo jumpimg
1962 film stunt man Joe Bonomo      click twice
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G
        
Nicholas Monro 1970, deer in forest fire
Nicholas Monro 1970      click twice

J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a 1976 diving competition poster from Quebec, Plongeon
a 1976 diving competition poster from Quebec
        
J U M P I N G   &   L E A P I N G 

an 1865 John Gilbert illustration of a villain
an 1865 John Gilbert illustration      click twice
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a James Marshall 1973 children's book illustration, a girl pig skipping rope
a James Marshall children's book illustration,  1973
       
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a Maurice Busset color illustration of parachutists
Maurice Busset
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a George Cruikshank illustration of s suicidal woman jumping from a bridge
a George Cruikshank illustration      click twice
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a 1960s "Eveready" battery with 9 lives
a 1960s "Eveready" battery
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
Peter Arno 1951 for the New Yorker magazine, a fox hunt
a Peter Arno illustration
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a Bill Elder story panel for 1950s MAD, Starchie
a Bill Elder story panel for 1950s MAD      click twice
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
Mexican jumping beans, a color photograph of the package
Mexican jumping beans are seed pods that have been inhabited by the larva of a small moth ... encapsulated in plastic,  they were sold as children's toys 
           
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a 1965 Jaguar hood mascot in an advertising illustration, a leaping cat
a 1965 Jaguar hood mascot in an advertising illustration      click twice
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
a Charles Tunnicliffe illustration of jumping feeding fish
a  Charles Tunnicliffe illustration
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
1922 photographs of Successive 1,500,000-volt arcs over a 14 foot gap
1922 photographs of  "Successive 1,500,000-volt arcs over a 14 foot gap"
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G 
        
Nestor Martin Fernandez de la Torre 1913
Nestor Martin Fernandez de la Torre,  1913      click twice
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G
        
a Harry Rountree illustration, frog and bear
a Harry Rountree illustration      click twice
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G
        
a Charles Livingston Bull illustration of a leaping squirrel in winter trees
a Charles Livingston Bull illustration
        
J U M P I N G    &    L E A P I N G
        
William Stout, a jumping whale in the arctic
William Stout
             

Sunday, February 17, 2019

B L A C K . . . as a color

1980s Russia alt fashion, a photograph
1980s Russia
       
B  L  A  C  K
      
an Eric Drooker illustration of a black cat on a blue staircase
an Eric Drooker illustration       click image twice for full size
          
B  L  A  C  K
      
1890 black silk window curtain sheers
1890 black silk curtain sheers
      
B  L  A  C  K
      
a René Gruau 1968 fashion illustration in color
a René Gruau 1968 fashion illustration
       
B  L  A  C  K
          
Alexis De Sakhnoffsky's 1940 Nash Ambassador Eight in a color photograph
Alexis De Sakhnoffsky's 1940 Nash Ambassador Eight       see full size
      
B  L  A  C  K
              
a black 1966 Maserati Mistral Spyder 3700
a 1966 Maserati Mistral Spyder 3700       see full size
    
B  L  A  C  K
        
black gingham cloth in a color photograph
black gingham cloth
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a 1972 Frank Frazetta illustration of a ferocious black panther
a Frank Frazetta illustration
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
Victor Timofeev architecture in art, a black cube casts a shadow
Victor Timofeev
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a 1985 black with gold flecks glass paperweight in a color photograph
a 1985 glass paperweight       click twice
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
an Artus Scheiner 1921 silhouette illustration of a girl up a tree at night
an Artus Scheiner 1921 silhouette illustration
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
1895 French silk with black fowers
1895 French silk
       
B  L  A  C  K
                  
black oil wells on the beach in 1905 California, a photograph
oil wells on the beach in 1905 California       click twice

       
B  L  A  C  K
         
1947 modern furniture in a color photograph
1947 modern furniture
   
B  L  A  C  K
         
a Richard Powers illustration for a book cover, Dark Dominion by David Duncan
a Richard Powers illustration for a book cover
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a 1944 pohotograph "Plastic police whistles, as cast"
1944  "Plastic police whistles, as cast"
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a 1939 designer shoe in black and red, a color photograph
a 1939 designer shoe in black
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a 1930 shipping office desk in streamline art deco, a color photograph
a 1930 shipping office desk       see full size
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
Franco Grignani art, black and white stripes hanging
Franco Grignani art
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a black 1953 Borg bathroom weight scale in a color advertisement
a 1953 bathroom weight scale
       
B  L  A  C  K
                
1955 linoleum, color flecks on black
1955 linoleum flooring
     
B  L  A  C  K
                
a 1912 Wiener Werkstätte postcard, a long haired black dog
1912 Wiener Werkstätte card
     
B  L  A  C  K
         
1966 mod men's fashion, corduroy and polka dots
men's fashion in mod 1966
     
B  L  A  C  K
         
an Otto Baumberger 1928 illustration of a top hat
an Otto Baumberger 1928 illustration of a top hat       click twice
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
Carolyn Jones as Morticia Addams in 1960s television show The Addams Family, a color photograph
Carolyn Jones as Morticia Addams,  1960s television
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
1897 mourning fashion for widows, an illustrated ad
1897 mourning fashion for widows
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a Japan metal teapot photograph 1890s
a metal teapot,  1890s?    Japan       click twice
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
an Emmanuel Barcet 1902 illustration of a cat waiting for food
Emmanuel Barcet,  1902
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
some graphic splats from an 1897 printers' clip-art catalog
some graphic splats from an 1897 printers' clip-art catalog
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a 1954 Murano vase in black and white stripes, a color photograph
a 1954 Murano vase
       
B  L  A  C  K
         
a 1940s Henri Dreyfuss Big Ben black table clock by Westclox in a photograph
a 1940s Henri Dreyfuss table clock