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Vintage Erotica – Image Gallery

Via: Early 20th Century Erotica

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French postcard c. 1934

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December 21, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Brassai – Image Gallery

Via: Facie Populi

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The Balloon Merchant, 1931

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George Brassaï (pseudonym of Gyula Halász) (9 September 1899 — 8 July 1984) was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. He was one of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris beginning between the World Wars. In the early 21st century, the discovery of more than 200 letters and hundreds of drawings and other items from the period 1940–1984 has provided scholars with material for understanding his later life and career.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brassa%C3%AF

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March 21, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Eiffel Tower

Via: Facie Populi

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Unknown Photographer

Electricians Working on the Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1937.

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February 5, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

David Seymour – Image Gallery

Via: Magnum Photos

Parisian suburb. June 1936.
National strike for the 40 hour week, paid holidays, and collective agreements.

During a sit in at their factory, workers entertain each other.

Shoot, 76 years late, I’m entertained!

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David Szymin was born in 1911 in Warsaw into a family of publishers that produced works in Yiddish and Hebrew. His family moved to Russia at the outbreak of the First World War, returning to Warsaw in 1919.

After studying printing in Leipzig and chemistry and physics at the Sorbonne in the 1930s, Szymin stayed on in Paris. David Rappaport, a family friend who owned the pioneering picture agency Rap, lent him a camera. One of Szymin’s first stories, about night workers, was influenced by Brassaï’s Paris de Nuit (1932). Szymin – or ‘Chim’ – began working as a freelance photographer. From 1934, his picture stories appeared regularly in Paris-Soir and Regards. Through Maria Eisner and the new Alliance agency, Chim met Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa.

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October 28, 2012 Posted by | American photoghaphers | , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Doisneau – Image Gallery

Via: Facie Populi

Un enchantement simple, 1950s

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Robert Doisneau  (14 April 1912 – 1 April 1994) was a French photographer.

In the 1930s he used a Leica on the streets of Paris. He and Henri Cartier-Bresson were pioneers of photojournalism. He is renowned for his 1950 image Le baiser de l’hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Town Hall), a photograph of a couple kissing in the busy streets of Paris.

Doisneau was appointed a Chevalier (Knight) of the Legion of Honour in 1984.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Doisneau

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September 7, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | 2 Comments

Édouard Boubat – Image Gallery

Via: Facie Populi

‘The Two Friends’ – Paris, Maubert, 1952

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Boubat was born in Montmartre, Paris. He studied typography and graphic arts at the Ecole Estienne, and then worked for a printing company before becoming a photographer after WWII. He took his first photograph in 1946 and was awarded the Kodak Prize the following year. Afterwards he travelled the world for the magazine Réalités.

The French poet Jacques Prévert called him a “Peace Correspondent.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89douard_Boubat

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personsal thought:

If these little girls were say eight in the photo, they would now be sixty-eight.

So?

Well, I wouldn’t be suprised if they were still the best of friends.

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August 27, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paris – Image Gallery

Via: Facie Populi

– Henri Manuel

The Maison Laffitte hippodrome, west of Paris, is flooded by the flood of the Seine. Jockeys and others find the typical french chairs under the trees, a safe haven. Paris, 1924. (and you think you have a tough commute – ha!)

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August 21, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | 1 Comment

photo of the day

First Lady Michelle Obama congratulates members of Team USA after defeating France (98-71) in a preliminary men’s basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London.

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July 30, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christer Strömholm – Image Gallery

Via: First Time User

– Jura, France

– 1949

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June 19, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Street Art – Image Gallery

Via: First Time User

Paris Vitry sur Seine – by Roa

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May 18, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment