Darling, how could you forget my gift? We’re a few weeks from the holidays and you’re coming up short. You want something for those special people in your life they will really remember—something they won’t be receiving from anyone else. We’ve pulled together some of our collection’s hidden gems—from our Fraenkel family to yours. All works are $5,500 or less and come with optional gift-wrapping. Order by December 15 to ensure delivery by December 24.
Getting into bed—or is that out of bed?—becomes a magical process as depicted by Muybridge in 1887.
Two poodles point the way on a mid-day walk through New York City.
A teleplasmic likeness of T’Zan, long known as a control of great power, manifesting on December 20, 1933 through the mediumship of Mrs. J. Young, now deceased. Clearly.
Planning a trip to outer space? Don’t forget your map of the moon, detailed with craters and curve.
In a strange tale of Napa Valley lore, courtesy of Errol Morris’s classic 1978 film, this poster takes us to the steps at the gates of heaven.
One of the greatest illusions from the most common of photographic “accidents”: a finger before the lens becomes an otherworldly force mediating the living and the dead.
Going out with a bang: in the aftermath of a San Francisco gas explosion, a simple dashed line retraces the path of everything but the kitchen sink.
Look closely: in the grottos of this magnificent landscape outside Mysore, India, one may find a thirteenth-century temple dedicated to the Hindu deity, Narasimha, a place of daily devotion.
With effortless grace, this nineteenth-century French theatrical performer beckons her viewer into a fantastical world full of texture, pattern, and, of course, great drama in La Chatte Blanche (The White Cat).
Even if you’re agnostic, E.O. Goldbeck’s all-consuming panoramic depiction of a Texas baptism makes you one with the spirit.
Decked out in handsome regalia, the subject of this anonymous daguerreotype apparently came to California during the Gold Rush to seek his fortune.
What to wear today? Contemplating one’s own image in the mirror, why not something to match that perfect wallpaper?
Before they find their final resting place high above the streets of Paris, take some time to study the perfect curves of the Palais Garnier’s ornamental sculptures.
Staring into Sander’s eye of an eighteen-year-old, the fading freckles of youth outline a curious reflection on the young man’s future.