Man with book sitting in chair

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    Accession Number: 1978:0213:0002

    Maker: Unidentified

    Title: Man with book sitting in chair

    Date: ca. 1915

    Medium: color plate, screen (Autochrome) process

    Dimensions: Image: 7 x 6.7 cm Overall: 8.3 x 10.2 cm

    George Eastman House Collection

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    1. giancarlo rado 96 months ago | reply

      Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato 500x500. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere l’elemento al gruppo.

    2. John PP 96 months ago | reply

      This reminds me of the comments on the portrait of a local dignitary by the narrator in Jean Paul Satre's "Nausea": "This man is very short".

    3. Fer Jimenez 95 months ago | reply

      Hi! I am admin of a group called Books / libros / livros and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. skipgoforth 95 months ago | reply

      A dapper dude!

    5. muppetcakes 95 months ago | reply

      what's great is you know he was totally serious

    6. leyvso 95 months ago | reply

      serious looks! i wonder what the title of the book is....

    7. Tonya Faye 95 months ago | reply

      Uh, hello, can't you see I'm trying to read??? lol

    8. phillipsolakov 94 months ago | reply

      For some reason I find this picture unbelievably affecting. Thanks for uploading this for the world to see.

    9. al_loromanchego 94 months ago | reply

      Si te gustan este tipo de fotos, clips, relatos calientes y lugares de encuentros… puedes encontrar más de todo esto en este blog de camioneros (the spanish trucker´s blog):
      un alto en ruta

    10. @*(Penelope) CandyBear doesn't share food ©*^_^* 94 months ago | reply

      Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato scatti da un racconto. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere l’elemento al gruppo.

    11. Grinnin Gramma 94 months ago | reply

      Aaahh! Snidely Whiplash!

    12. Masgara 93 months ago | reply

      Billy Childish?

    13. M_DESIGNZ 91 months ago | reply

      Betty Crocker Cookbook for Men who are too serious to
      attract a woman....

    14. { Amy } 81 months ago | reply

      Fantastic! :D

    15. kenkoichismith 73 months ago | reply

      Handsome haircut. And good moustache. He is wearing a boutonnière in his suit, something that we don't do anymore except at weddings.

    16. aka_lizzy 67 months ago | reply

      i'd like to know what he's reading!

    17. zaftig46 61 months ago | reply

      Have you considered that this might be Robert de Montesquiou? Compare:

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