pendant mes moments de loisir

A picture blog dedicated to the art of vintage and historic photography.

I urge followers and re-bloggers to not only look, but to research and read the history of these photos and photographers. You will learn a lot from them.

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  1. rogerwilkerson:

Still from “Naked City”Photograph by William H. Daniels, New York, 1948

    rogerwilkerson:

    Still from “Naked City”
    Photograph by William H. Daniels, New York, 1948

    Notes: 8640

    Reblogged from: rogerwilkerson
  2. "Autumn Moon"Photograph by Ansel Adams, Yosemite National Park, September 15, 1948 

    "Autumn Moon"
    Photograph by Ansel Adams, Yosemite National Park, September 15, 1948 

    Notes: 13

  3. whataboutbobbed:

Showgirls at the Copacabana ClubPhotograph by Stanley Kubrick, New York City, 1948

    whataboutbobbed:

    Showgirls at the Copacabana Club
    Photograph by Stanley Kubrick, New York City, 1948

    Notes: 849

    Reblogged from: mothgirlwings
  4. klg19:

Happy 100th birthday to cartoonist Charles Addams (1/71912–9/29/1988), who saw a minor cast of cartoon characters parlayed into a transmedia empire.
Above, photograph by George Silk, 1948Below, the family:

    klg19:

    Happy 100th birthday to cartoonist Charles Addams (1/71912–9/29/1988), who saw a minor cast of cartoon characters parlayed into a transmedia empire.

    Above, photograph by George Silk, 1948
    Below, the family:

    Addams Family--sketch

    Notes: 621

    Reblogged from: klg19
  5. todaysdocument:

September 18 - Happy Birthday, Greta Garbo!Greta Garbo’s Declaration of Intention for U.S. Citizenship, 09/09/1948

    todaysdocument:

    September 18 - Happy Birthday, Greta Garbo!
    Greta Garbo’s Declaration of Intention for U.S. Citizenship, 09/09/1948

    Notes: 141

    Reblogged from: todaysdocument
  6. "Dali Atomicus"Photograph by Phillippe Halsman, 1948

    "Dali Atomicus"
    Photograph by Phillippe Halsman, 1948

    Notes: 1

  7. "Medallion"Photograph by Frederick Sommer, 1948

    "Medallion"
    Photograph by Frederick Sommer, 1948

    Notes: 7