Archive for May, 2011

Jimmy Forsyth 1

Posted by Nina in Best of The Commons
Jimmy Forsyth 1

creator: unknown
Jimmy Forsyth 1,
creation date: July 20, 2009
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums: DF.JF.4651(Jimmy Forsyth 2)

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Ganymède donnant à boire à l’aigle de Jupiter, sculpté par Bertel Thornwaldsen

Posted by Nina in Best of The Commons
Ganymède donnant à boire à l'aigle de Jupiter, sculpté par Bertel Thornwaldsen<br />

creator: Trutat, Eugene (1840-1910). Photographer
Ganymède donnant à boire à l’aigle de Jupiter, sculpté par Bertel Thornwaldsen
,
creation date:1859-1910
Bibliothèque de Toulouse
: TRU C 1890

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New to the Commons: Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums

Posted by Stephanie Fysh in Uncategorized
Fish Market

Fish Market

New to the Commons today is the Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums.

Tyne and Wear is a county in Northeast England, where the rivers Tyne and Wear meet the North Sea. You may not have heard of “Tyne and Wear,” but you have probably heard of its constituent boroughs: South Tyneside, North Tyneside, the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, and the City of Sunderland. Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums joins with over 200 photographs of local history and place, from fish and ships to criminals and biscuit-makers. Please join us is welcoming them to the Commons!

Happy birthday to two Commons photographers!

Posted by Stephanie Fysh in News

Did you know it’s both Mathew Brady’s and Gertrude Käsebier’s birthdays today? Penny Richards did! Check out Penny’s sampling of Brady’s and Käsebier’s photographs held in the Commons on Flickr.

Yuccas along a path

Posted by Nina in Best of The Commons
Yuccas along a path

creator: Arthur Peck
Yuccas along a path,
creation date: unknown
Oregon State University Archives: ID number: P099_P_053

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New to the Commons: San Diego Air & Space Museum

Posted by Stephanie Fysh in News
PSA Flight Attendant

PSA Flight Attendant

The Flickr Commons group and Indicommons are delighted to welcome to the Commons the San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives, with their — are you ready? — over 100,000 images. You’ll find everything here from aircraft manufacturing to the people in and around aircraft, from aerobatic stunt teams to jet pilots, from early drawings of failed aircraft to dynamic airplane art. Not sure where to start? Try their Best of SDASM set!