Geronimo, Sitting Bull and other Native American Cabinet Cards

First introduced in the 1860s, cabinet card photographs were similar to cartes-de-visite, only larger. Measuring approximately four inches by six inches and mounted on cardstock (similar to cardboard), cabinet card photos got their name from their size—they were just the right size to be displayed on a cabinet. Cabinet cards reached their peak of popularity […]

Vintage Galleries

Explore all vintage galleries on ASX AMERICAN MUG SHOTSGalleriesVintageThe Twisted Metal Death Parade of America in the 1950-60’sGalleriesVintageKKK Cross Burnings, the Garden of Eden and Florida Family Life in the 1950’sGalleriesStreet PhotographyVintage“WEEGEE AND BETTIE”GalleriesPhotography Load more Explore Galleries on ASX by DecadeExplore the ASX Gallery Archives From 2008-2015, explore the vast GALLERY archives of ASX. [...]

Jerry Brendt: Scene from 1960’s Boston – ‘The Combat Zone’

                ‘The Combat Zone’ was the name given to the roughest area in Boston at the end of the 1960s, full of violence, sexual exploitation and racial war. In 1967, Harvard University commissioned Jerry Berndt to explore this Boston of shadows and vice. Like a war reporter, the […]

Araki Loves Polaroids

“The time when a picture is taken is like an emotion, it’s like a sexual encounter. It’s like a fuck! So, timing is very important.”