{PHOTOBLAST} ‘SELFIE’-CENTERED SOCIETY

  Robert Cornelius - Self Portrait - 1839 The FIRST 'Selfie' , as well as the first ever photograph of a human being in history. Not bad for a dead guy . . . {source} “Why do you like me more when I was prouder and wilder, more full of words, yet emptier?” ― Friedrich Hölderlin…Read more {PHOTOBLAST} ‘SELFIE’-CENTERED SOCIETY

Happy Birthday Howard Carter! (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939)

Howard Carter was born in London, England, the son of Samuel Carter, a skilled artist, who trained him to follow in his footsteps, and Martha Joyce (Sands) Carter.  Born eager and inquisitive, at 17, the young talented artist was sent out by the Egypt Exploration Fund to assist Percy Newberry in the excavation and recording of Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hasan.…Read more Happy Birthday Howard Carter! (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939)