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1920s

An album of photographs showing the Ovaltine manufacturing plant in King’s Langley in Herfordshire, England (A.Wander Ltd, London & King’s Langley. Views of Works & Offices.  1923.)
September 19, 2011
A bill made out to Alfred Stieglitz for materials and framing of paintings by John Marin. From the Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia OKeeffe archive.
May 18, 2011
An urgent plea from George Platt Lynes to Monroe Wheeler, on board the S.S. France, February 19, 1927. From the Glenway Wescott Papers.
December 13, 2010
A curious production from the early 1920s intended to mimic motion in a book for young readers. Each "movie" is viewed by turning back successive panels on a scored page to reveal new scenes. While a bit awkward to manipulate, the idea works well enough to entertain and delight. Wonder movies by Victor M Earle; Illustrated by Benjamin Seielstad (Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Page, 1923).
May 26, 2009
A run of issues of a magazine, La Tuies, from Barcelona, 1923-1927. Edited by Agusti Piraces, this satirical serial tended toward the outwardly ribald.
October 9, 2008
A theme issue of a French magazine from August, 1923, focusing on the subject of "inversion" or homosexuality.
August 28, 2008
Montmartre en 1925 by Jean Gravigny A guide to the high life and low life in a fabled section of Paris in the 1920s. [Illustrations "de RM" - otherwise unsigned.] With jazzy illustrations . . .
August 14, 2008
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