Posts Tagged ‘ black & white ’

lone traveler

August 24, 2011

when i read about ruth orkin‘s “american girl” photo turning 60 this week, it got me all teary-eyed– i absolutely adore this photograph and know all-too-well the pleasure and plight of traveling alone as a woman in a foreign land! ruth (then 29) and ninalee craig (then 23), another lone female traveler, met at...
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you’ve got a friend

May 10, 2011

TEDDY BEARS! everyone’s best friend. remember yours? images via flickr, nypl, & life magazine.
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domestic articles

December 10, 2010

Mats, Calabashes, Hats, Spoons, Ladles, Basket, Cap, Harp, Beads, Pin Cushion, Small Elephant Tusks from charles spencer smith’s Glimpses of Africa, West and Southwest coast; containing the author’s impressions and observations during a voyage of six thousand miles from Sierra Leone to St. Paul de Loanda and return, including the Rio del Ray and...
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