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 […]

Lolita by Stanley Kubrick (1962)

  Lolita is a 1962 comedy-drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on the 1955 novel of the same title by Vladimir Nabokov, who also wrote the screenplay. It follows a middle-aged literature lecturer who becomes sexually obsessed with a young adolescent girl. The film stars James Mason as Humbert Humbert, Sue Lyon as Dolores Haze (Lolita), and Shelley Winters as Charlotte Haze, with Peter Sellers as Clare Quilty. […]

The Solomon D. Butcher Collection

  Solomon D. Butcher Photograph Collection The Solomon D. Butcher Collection comprises nearly 3,500 glass plate negatives crafted between 1886 and 1912. It was the photographer’s intention to record the process of homesteading, which he shrewdly recognized as a transient, yet important, epoch in the story of the American West. Between 1886 and 1891, Butcher […]

Historical Galleries

Explore all historical galleries on ASX Geronimo, Sitting Bull and other Native American Cabinet CardsLolita by Stanley Kubrick (1962)The Solomon D. Butcher CollectionLee Balterman’s Chicago (1950’s)AMERICAN MUG SHOTSCIVIL RIGHTS MUG SHOTS (“WE SHALL OVERCOME”)The Twisted Metal Death Parade of America in the 1950-60’sByberry Insane Asylum – A House of Horrors in 1940’s PhiladelphiaKKK Cross Burnings, [...]