Monthly Archives: February 2012

Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin, brilliant violinist and child prodigy, regularly returned to the San Francisco area throughout his life. Below are just a few samples of many photographic prints of Yehudi in the Examiner’s print collection. BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P530, Folder:  Menuhin, Yehudi … Continue reading

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Illustrated Photographs

In the days before Photoshop, how did newspapers illustrate or alter sensational photographs? It appears they drew, painted, and used old fashioned cut and paste (with scissors and glue)! Below are some of our favorite samples from the Examiner collection: … Continue reading

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Fashions from a Bygone Era, Part 2

So yes, attitudes have changed. We no longer consider it chic to wear an entire animal as a decorative wrap (collective sigh of relief from all those little weasels). BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: P263, Folder: French, James E. Jr. and … Continue reading

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