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  • Vintage Black Glamour
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    Vintage Black Glamour

    Nichelle Gainour, a journalist who blogs and writes for various online and offline publications, owns a tumblr called Vintage Black Glamour that has progressed into a book, launching in June. the tumblr is unique…

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    Aspen Girls

    poking around the life archives i discovered this marvelous photoset of young women working on ski resorts in Aspen in the 70s, photographed by John Dominis. after some more digging i managed…

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    Blackie

    Blackie was the cat of photographer Gjon Mili, who was best known for his work for Life magazine. you can see a beautiful series he did with Picasso that i previously blogged about…

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    Forest History Society

    the Forest History Society is probably exactly what you think it is – an archive dedicated to collecting, preserving, and disseminating forest and conservation history. they have an extensive collection of photographs…

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    Photography, Vintage

    Portraits by Robert Holmgren

    Robert Holmgren is a photographer based in California who is originally from Rockford, Illinois. on his flickr page is a collection of portraits he scanned from old negatives dating back to 1971. here…

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    Found

    National Geographic have set up a tumblr called National Geographic Found, to celebrate their 125th anniversary, where they’ll be sharing photos from their archives – many of which have never been seen before. FOUND…

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    Exploring Shorpy

    i haven’t visited Shorpy in a long time, but since i’ve been enjoying the latest seasons of period dramas like Downton Abbey and Boardwalk Empire lately i thought it was time for…

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    Photography, Vintage

    Mark Shaw

    you’re probably familiar with the work of fashion & celebrity photographer Mark Shaw, who was especially well known for his collection of photographs of the Kennedys. he shot over 100 stories in…

  • Vintage

    Southern Weekend

    just a group of pals having what looks like a great weekend… photographed by Lisa Larsen in 1951 for Life.…

  • Vintage

    Strand

    i don’t know whether to high five or punch nic grobler (of bicycle portraits, who i posted about here) for introducing me to the gahetNA National Archives. high five because it’s AWESOME,…

  • Living, Vintage

    The Hustad Residence

    The Hustad Residence in Wayzata, Minnesota. Designed by Donald E. Hustad and photographed by Gordon Parks for LIFE magazine in 1958.…

  • Vintage

    Super Duper Bomba

    when i’m feeling low all it takes is a quick browse of superbomba’s legendary collection to perk the spirits.…

  • Vintage

    Passanti

    this is a new set of then & now photos from one of my favourite vintage photo collectors Giuseppe Savini. he says, This is a series of photos I took in Bologna. I thought it was a good idea … then they…

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    Bygone Cape Town

    i have long been an avid follower of Etienne du Plessis‘ flickr stream, where he shares many vintage photographs including old shots of Cape Town. please click on the images to be…