Lunch Above Manhattan, New York. c. 1930s
Eugène Atget: À L’Homme Armé, 25 rue des Blancs-Manteaux, Paris, 1900
Atlantic City 1905
Jacques Henri Lartigue- Florette,Lac d’ Annecy,1943.
Miss Gertie Millar and a Friend
Often a fixture at fairs, parties and carnivals, people sat in the crescent of a smiling “paper moon,” as if lifted to the stars. A photographic phenomena primarily of the early half of the 20th century, it captivated the imagination of a world pre-Photoshop and gave many a memorable image of great times.
Beautiful postcard of a little girl
For many, photographs from World War 2 have been seen only in grainy black and white. But new colour images have emerged that show the full horror of the destruction inflicted by Nazi bombers during “The Blitz” in London. The capital sustained 76 continuous nights of attacks, from September 1940 to May 1941, which obliterated more than one million homes killed about 40,000 people The powerful images were released to mark the 70th anniversary of the launch of Winston Churchill’s ‘V for Victory’ campaign on July 19, 1941.