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vintage photos

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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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    Vintage

    Colby College Mountain Day

    one thing i can never resist when i am visiting someone’s home, even if it’s a stranger, is to flip through any photo albums that might be lying around. usually they’re of…

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    Vintage

    Man’s Best Friend

    i am still as broody for pets as i always have been. we are waiting for the right time (or rather, home) to finally get a dog – and my yearning for…

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    Fashion, Vintage

    Miami Beach, 1940

    ok first of all, i have to draw your attention to the magnificent platform shoes that these ladies are wearing – in 1940. 1940! i always seem to mistake it for a…

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    Art, Vintage

    Saugatuck Summer Art School

    when i was compiling yesterday’s post about art appreciation i came upon these photos taken by Wallace Kirkland for Life magazine. the photo essay shows scenes from a summer art school in…

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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

    New York in the 80s

    i still haven’t been to new york. right now it’s a matter of saving saving saving so i can get there one day. every time i’m tempted by a beautiful piece of…

  • Design, Vintage

    Take Your Pleasure Seriously

    when you look at pictures of Charles and Ray Eames one of the best things about this talented and innovative couple is that they really looked like they always had so much fun together.…

  • Vintage

    Beautiful Girls in New York

    street style circa 1944, photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt for a series called beautiful girls in new york for Life. i really think fourties style has to be one of my favourites, though perhaps…

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    Japanese Love Story

    as many of you know i love browsing through the life image archives. usually i have no real goal – just sniffing around, digging until i find something great to share with…

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    Crafty Dogma

    Crafty Dogma has an awesomely quirky and vast collection of vintage photos & postcards for your perusal. all photographs courtesy of Crafty Dogma…

  • Art, Vintage

    Picasso

    inspired by this post by lauren about francoise gilot i decided to do some vintage picasso hunting – and of course the life archives delivered. picasso lived in the town of vallauris…

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    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.…