Pages from Edward Hopper’s ledgerbook. His wife made record of every work that went out for sale and then she wrote the details of the painting below it, including the circumstances of the paintings — […]
A Telegram From Stockholm
Telegram from Dr. Anders Osterling of the Swedish Academy, notifying Ernest Hemingway that he has been awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.
In 1961, the submission letter above — written by an aspiring author aged just 14 — arrived at the offices of Spacemen Magazine accompanied by a copy of ‘The Killer’, the polite youngster’s latest short story.
A Dose of Bureaucracy
Apollo 11 astronauts had their dose of bureaucracy on the return from the Moon when they filed a standard customs form.
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