Vintage

lady on the water

lady in the water, taken in 1947 for harper’s bazaar (no photoshop, guaranteed)

and the weirdest thing, as i was writing this post this song started playing on my ipod

lady on the water by blitzen trapper. image via shorpy

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henry diltz

henry diltz is a musician & photographer who captured  some of the most famous musicians of the 60s and 70s on film, and was the official photographer for woodstock 1969. he is still active today.

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nina leen

nina leen was one of the first female photographers for life magazine

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meryl

i watched manhattan the other day and remembered just how beautiful meryl streep is.

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brox sisters, 1924

the brox sisters was an american trio of singing sisters, enjoying their greatest popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s. you can see some of their performances on youtube (love their hair)

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teenage shindig

these photos are from Life magazine’s archives: Teenage Music – The Beachboys, The Righteous Brothers,  ABC’s “Shindig” … i’m assuming it’s one of those american tv specials from the late fifties / early sixties where a bunch of kids would gather in a studio & dance wildly to a hip band (think Grease). oh yes, it looks like a ton of fun.

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ravilious for me

perhaps you remember the post i did about eric ravilious? well when i was researching him i happened to come across one of his wedgwood plates on bid or buy, of all places, and it arrived in the post yesterday!

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this & that

this… béla kontuly via kraftgenie

… and that… étiquettes boissons via agence eureka

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