Tag Archives: vintage photography

National Library of Ireland

I stumbled across the flickr account of the National Library of Ireland, which has : “the largest collection of Irish printed, manuscript, and visual material in the world, and our collections span almost 1,000 years of Irish art, culture, history … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

Deborah Lundbech has a lovely collection of old family photographs and vintage found photographs. I highly recommend a visit.

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Pairs

All images via superbomba

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Bright, bright day

Andrey Tarkovsky (1932-1986) was a Russian filmmaker and photographer. These polaroids, titled Bright, bright day, have been turned into a book and exhibition. They consist of romantic landscapes, studied portraits and private shots of his family and friends- including scriptwriter … Continue reading

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The Sportsmen 1905

Another awesome photograph from the Shorpy archive. Nothing like a burly, moustached man in the great outdoors to end the week. Have a good weekend everyone.

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Oregon State University Archives

I came across some great vintage photography in the Oregon State University Archives. Be sure to visit their website to view their entire collection.

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The Swedish Heritage Board

The Swedish Heritage Board has a splendid flickr stream that I lost a good hour of my life to. It was totally worth it. Check out these gems:

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Packaging…I’ve missed you

I can’t seem to get enough of good packaging design. I hope you will indulge me. Here are some vintage packaging finds: Vintage cheese packaging from The Design Observer Song Bird Food and Not a Seed Raisins Vintage French labels … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

I know. I know. Bah humbug for Valentine’s Day… a day concocted for consumerism. But I wanted an excuse to post these portraits of famous couples that I found on truity1967‘s flickr photostream. I hope you like them too.

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Vintage Couples

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