The Flickr Commons

Posted by on May 12 2009 | Photography

Take a look at the transformation of a William M. Vander Weyde image that we are sharing on the Flickr Commons.  Thanks to Flickr user pennylricharsca.  We love it!


Purse made with William Vander Weyde photograph

Purse made with William Vander Weyde photograph

Atlantic City Beach

William M. Vander Weyde, Atlantic City Beach, ca.1905


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    Jessica Johnston is an Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs at George Eastman House. She manages numerous exhibitions and projects at the museum including our recent participation on the Flickr Commons.

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    1. [...] George Eastman House honors Flickr re-mixer pennylrichardsca, for her incredible [...]

      15 May 2009 at 8:04 am

    2. Glad you like it–but really, thank YOU for posting up such great images. I have some photos of my great-grandmother wearing a similar bathing costume, also at the Jersey Shore, so this one was irresistible.

      Now I’ll alert the purse’s current owner to its appearance here!

      16 May 2009 at 8:54 pm