Lost in a Paradise: {WWII Memories} Vintage Vernacular from Another Earth

This is a short clip from Terrence Malick's "The Thin Red Line" which never ceases to inspire and engage the mind and soul with its thoughtful narration and invigorating visuals that take the viewer through the complex voyage of a soldier to war hidden by the beauty of "paradise". . . It really must have …

Unusual 1950s Vintage Snapshot Photograph of Well-Dressed Teenage Boy with Leather Varsity Jacket in Magic Mystery Moment

What more can be said? It truly seems like this boy is taking part in some sort of magical mystery moment; hands to the sky, as if to catch something we can't quite see. Praising the sky. . . This one is about the effortless nature of classic dress, and how those perfect touches (like …

The Secret of the Vibrant Green Vintage Nat Nast Bowling Shirt . . .

A rather fantastic thing happened the other day. It seems that one of our recent sales, a vibrant turquoise 1950’s Nat Nast bowling shirt that featured a fantastic diamond embossed on the back ( ‘Ray Jewlers’ it proudly proclaims in the most elegant lettering), was embedded with some very strange history. . . It always …

Mad Memories- Photographing Suitcases from New York State Mental Asylum

In 1995, 400 suitcases were recovered from the attic of the Willard State Asylum in Upstate New York. Many patients died at the asylum and were buried in graves marked only by numbers. For many, these suitcases are the only traces left of these sad, lost, and lonely lives. {click here to watch a creepy …