why do these beautiful vintage ladies look so sad? probably because they had to sit so still to have their photos taken.
oh, i love it so.
all images from life mag
read the story at karin mathilda‘s blog.
i was lucky enough to get my paws on a box of original vintage photos of stellenbosch, taken by photographer christo s. botha, who started taking photos of the town as a student in 1938. the photos are from a book called discover historic stellenbosch. if you’re a stellenbosch resident (or frequent visitor) you’ll recognise all these spots…
more vintage posts soon, i promise.