Princess Elsa and her little brother. Illustration by Willy Pogány from ‘The Tale of Lohengrin, Knight of the Swan’ (after the drama of Richard Wagner) by T. W. Rolleston. Published 1914  by Crowell.    

Adolphe Valette, York Street leading to Charles Street, Manchester, 1913
Adolphe Valette was a French painter who is probably best known in the UK for being a tutor to the great L. S. Lowry whilst the latter was studying at the Manchester School of Art. This painting is currently being shown in the ‘Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life’ exhibition at Tate Britain, which runs until October 20th.

Take a tour of the projects vying this year for Riba’s Stirling prize, which recognises the best of British architecture - in pictures
Above: The circular balcony of the rotunda at Tate Britain, London, by Caruso St John Architects. Photo: Ray Tang/REX

Elvis Presley helping Johnny Cash with his hair

Berenice Abbott, "El" Second and Third Avenue Lines; Bowery and Division Street, Manhattan, 1936, gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of George McNeil
—Eliza, Intern