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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. "God’s Home Movies"Photograph by Jerry Uelsmann, 1963 

    "God’s Home Movies"
    Photograph by Jerry Uelsmann, 1963 

    Notes: 6

  2. Self portrait for French VoguePhotograph by Sylvie Guillem, February 2004

    Self portrait for French Vogue
    Photograph by Sylvie Guillem, February 2004

    Notes: 37

  3. Nurses at Roosevelt HospitalPhotograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, New York, 1937

    Nurses at Roosevelt Hospital
    Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, New York, 1937

    Notes: 10

  4. vogue:
The first tights appear in Vogue, ushering in a new era for the working woman.Photograph by Irving Penn, Vogue, August 1963Click here for more “Vogue Firsts”

    vogue:


    The first tights appear in Vogue, ushering in a new era for the working woman.
    Photograph by Irving Penn, Vogue, August 1963
    Click here for more “Vogue Firsts”

    Notes: 2342

    Reblogged from: vogue
  5. missjazzage:

Children imitate Dizzy Gillespie’s cheeksPhotograph by Milt Hinton, Nice, France, 1981

    missjazzage:

    Children imitate Dizzy Gillespie’s cheeks
    Photograph by Milt Hinton, Nice, France, 1981

    Notes: 6570

    Reblogged from: mariettecolet
  6. Nelson MandelaPhotograph by Yousuf Karsh, Ontario, Canada, November 1990

    Nelson Mandela
    Photograph by Yousuf Karsh, Ontario, Canada, November 1990

    Notes: 6

  7. Natalie Wood at her homePhotograph by Curt Gunther, Bel Air, 1966 

    Natalie Wood at her home
    Photograph by Curt Gunther, Bel Air, 1966 

    Notes: 6

  8. ruineshumaines:

The Beatles Pillow FightPhotography by Harry Benson, George V Hotel, Paris, January 1964

    ruineshumaines:

    The Beatles Pillow Fight
    Photography by Harry Benson, George V Hotel, Paris, January 1964

    Notes: 677

    Reblogged from: ruineshumaines
  9. Statue of LibertyPhotograph by Eddie Adams, undated 

    Statue of Liberty
    Photograph by Eddie Adams, undated 

    Notes: 24

  10. 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