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    • Leda Atomica.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Gala-Leda rendered 'in accordance with the modern "nothing touches" theory of intra-atomic physica' (Dali)." (Caption); Dali himself was only too happy to admit his debt to Gala. In the early 1930s he had begun to sign his paintings 'Gala-Salvador...
    • Blue Veil.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Color-field; Post-painterly Abstraction; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "In Louis's enormous 'veils' of the 1950s the physical operations of pouring paint or tilting a canvas so that the paint floods down it are powerfully implied." (Caption, p.28); "[Clement] Greenberg's conception of 'Modernism' as synonymous with...
    • Loop My Loop.

    • Postmodern; Contemporary
    • "In the decade before her premature death in 1996, Chadwick developed an iconography which has links with the thought of Georges Bataille […] In Nostalgie de la Boue (1990) two rounded cibachrome transparencies were hung one above the other. The...
    • Helen Gifford, circa 1890.

    • Tableaux; Women; Costumes
    • A woman wearing a costume and holding a small dagger is stooped slightly as if "ready to strike." The woman is believed to be Helen Gifford, a resident of Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in...
    • Rescue by boat, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Boats; Women; Dogs; Automobile service stations
    • A woman, possibly Mrs. Helen Fischer (wife of photographer Walter Fischer of Fischer Photography), and a dog are rescued by three men with a boat in Louisville, Kentucky during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. A service station with Gulf sign is...
    • Abell Administration Center.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings;
    • Abell Administration building, front entrance. There is a car parked in front of the building, and a crane is visible to the left. Abell was once part of the old Louisville General Hospital. Current uses: Houses Medical School administration and...
    • Helen Bancroft.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Autographed character portrait of actress Helen Bancroft wearing a straw bonnet and holding a fan. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Helen Leslie.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of performer Helen Leslie wearing a black hat and black dress with beading and bustle. According to the inscription, she appeared in a production of Charles H. Hoyt's play "A Hole in the Ground," which was...
    • Helen Western 1860.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing; Guitars
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of performer Helen Western in costume, possibly for a role in "The French Spy." She wears a hat, tall sandals, and tattered tunic, cinched at the waist. Her long hair is worn down and she has a mustache...
    • Bank of St. Helens, Shively, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Cityscapes; Buildings; Financial facilities; Banks
    • Bank of St. Helens, St. Helens, Kentucky is at a sharp intersection, in a panoramic photograph on a wet day. St. Helens, Kentucky, is now known as Shively. It's located at U.S. 60 and 31 W (Dixie Highway). The town was founded by Christian William...
    • BIG KANAWHA, Ohio River, circa 1900.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • BIG KANAWHA, on the Ohio River near Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. A stern wheel packet with a wood hull (152 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.5 ft.), BIG KANAWHA was built at Madison, Indiana in 1887. Owned by Captain Marlin Brown,...
    • Helen Bancroft.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Character portrait of actress Helen Bancroft looking over her right shoulder, wearing a headdress or turban encircled by medallions, earrings, a necklace, and an off-the-shoulder shawl. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Lillian Russell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Costumes; Turbans; Shawls
    • Character portrait of actress Lillian Russell wearing a turban with matching shawl over a dress with vertically-striped bodice. Born Helen Louise Leonard in Clinton, Iowa ca. 1861, she took the stage name Lillian Russell, and starred in eight...
    • Lillian Russell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Character portrait of actress Lillian Russell, wearing her hair piled in curls atop her head; a choker and strand of pearls around her neck; and a white short-sleeved dress. Born Helen Louise Leonard in Clinton, Iowa ca. 1861, she took the stage...
    • Commercial Club, Shively, Kentucky, 1923.

    • Buildings; Clubs
    • Commercial Club of Shively, Kentucky. Wood house with stairs to porch. Two men standing on porch. St. Helens, Kentucky, is now known as Shively. It's located at U.S. 60 and 31 W (Dixie Highway). The town was founded by Christian William Shively and...
    • Commercial Club, Shively, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Buildings; Clubs
    • Commercial Club of St. Helens, Kentucky. View from an angle. Rope fence visible. St. Helens, Kentucky, is now known as Shively. It's located at U.S. 60 and 31 W (Dixie Highway). The town was funded by Christian William Shively and his three...

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