Category: vintage photography

Two ladies on Fifth Avenue, New York, 1944, a …

Two ladies on Fifth Avenue, New York, 1944, a photo by Elizabeth Timberman

Soldiers on shore leave, 42nd Street, New York…

Soldiers on shore leave, 42nd Street, New York City, 1958, photo by Frank Paulin

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Henrik Hilterman, Father and Child with Christmas Tree, Haarlem, Holland, 1949.

Fashion photo by George Platt Lynes for the Lo…

Fashion photo by George Platt Lynes for the Lord & Taylor department store, New York, 1940

Lynes is known now for his inventive male nudes, but they were only published after his death. While living, he supported himself with fashion and portrait photography. Lord & Taylor recently announced its flagship store in New York will close.

Johnny Cash backstage in White Plains, New Yor…

Johnny Cash backstage in White Plains, New York, 1959

Photo by Raymond Voinquel for a women’s fragra…

Photo by Raymond Voinquel for a women’s fragrance ad, 1943

Cyril Ritchard (known to children of my genera…

Cyril Ritchard (known to children of my generation as Captain Hook in Peter Pan)on the day of his wedding to Madge Elliott on 16 September 1935. He was an actor on the stage in the movies (particularly in the Thirties) and later very active in American television.

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by…

A model descends a staircase wearing a gown by Jean Dessès, Paris, 1950, photo by Willy Maywald

Marcello Mastroianni, 1963, photo by Bert Ster…

Marcello Mastroianni, 1963, photo by Bert Stern

The divine Dovima models a dress and pleated c…

The divine Dovima models a dress and pleated cape by Jacques Fath in a photo by Henry Clarke, 1956