Posts tagged “Vintage

Into a world of passion.

Image of the 2012 Tour Auto in France by Götz Göppert

Image of the 2012 Tour Auto in France by Götz Göppert.


A battle, to the end.

Mickey Mouse in the election campaign London County Council to attract voters, February 26 1931, England by Fox Photos

During a London County Council election campaign run by Sir W Ray, Mickey Mouse is shown on a small screen in a city street to attract voters, February 26 1931, England.

Photo by Fox Photos / Hulton Archive.


We see you.

Paris (Givenchy Hat B), 1958 by Frank Horvat for Jardin des Modes

Paris (Givenchy Hat B), 1958 by Frank Horvat for Jardin des Modes.


Consciousness battling time.

A young boy dressed in a sailor suit talking to two Grenadier Guards in a park by E. Bacon, 8th June 1925

A young boy dressed in a sailor suit talking to two Grenadier Guards in a park, 8th June 1925.

Photograph by E. Bacon /Topical Press Agency/Getty Images


Tourist Trap.

Morton Bay fig tree, Beverly Hills and Ghirardelli sign, trolleys, San Francisco by Thomas Barbey

Morton Bay fig tree, shot in Beverly Hills and the Ghirardelli sign and the trolleys in San Francisco.

Photo(s) by Thomas Barbèy


Ho-hum.

Alfred Hitchcock at the Rizzoli Bookstore on New York's Fifth Avenue, NY 1965

Alfred Hitchcock at the Rizzoli Bookstore on New York’s Fifth Avenue, 1965.

© Otto Ludwig Bettmann / Corbis


Vintage yet contemporary.

East Meets West, Victoria Harbour, 1963 by Fan Ho

East Meets West. Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong 1963.

Photograph by Fan Ho

(Photo source: photographyofchina ; via – AO Vertical)


Let our thoughts run free.

Asciano, Siena 1961 by Gianni Berengo Gardin

Asciano, Siena 1961

Photo by Gianni Berengo Gardin


Nonfiction.

Youthful Mining Crew at Pennsylvania Coal Company's mine in South Pittston. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, 1910

Youthful Mining Crew at Pennsylvania Coal Company’s mine in South Pittston photographed by Lewis Wickes Hine, 1910

Grimy young men and boys pause in their work at the Pennsylvania Coal Company’s mine in South Pittston.  Many of these boys are no more than ten years old, and some are even younger.

(Photo from Shorpy)


We need a lift.

Rome, Council of Ministers by Carl Mydans,1940

Rome, Council of Ministers by Carl Mydans, 1940


With a french personal chef at home.

Volkswagen Beetle shot in the German countryside by Kyle Mascilak

Volkswagen Beetle shot in the German countryside by Kyle Mascilak


We are on a royal road.

Still from the set of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, 1920

A geometric still from the movie set of “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”, 1920


Do or do not, there is no try.

Scate Dive by Glen E Friedman

Scate Dive by Glen E. Friedman


Enigmatic.

Central Park, New York, c.1900. From the Book Anonymous by Robert Flynn Johnson

Central Park, New York, c.1900.

From the book Anonymous by Robert Flynn Johnson


Wiggling with delight.

Brigitte Bardot in London, 1959

Brigitte Bardot, surrounded by a mob of photographers, London, 1959.

Credit Image: Keystone Pictures


we are aware.

Wooden intercom in Seoul by Christian Senger

Photo of an old-fashioned wooden intercom, staring at visitors of Seodaemun Prison’s torture cells in Seoul, South Korea by Christian Senger

The prison was built by the Japanese occupying forces to arrest Korean freedom fighters. The Chinese characters on the right say “Take more exercise, bear up under affliction”


We are not your average piano-style format.

Buchla modular synthesizer

B&W image of a Buchla modular synthesizer.

(photographer unknown)


Leap of Faith. Foolish or Brilliant?

Hyde Park, London by J. A. Hampton, 1939

Hyde Park, London, 1939.

Photograph by J. A. Hampton


Can you blow my whistle baby?

Murko Giving. South Cyprus, Greece by Vladimir Zotov

Murko Giving. South Cyprus, Greece.

Photo by Vladimir Zotov


Forever going up.

Temporary footpath, Manhattan Bridge, New York, July 15, 1908. Photo by George Grantham Bain

Temporary footpath, Manhattan Bridge, New York, July 15, 1908.

5×7 glass negative photo by George Grantham Bain