Category Archives: Vintage Photos

1930s School Girls

1930s School Girls photos from the Pete Grafton Collection This is a story of three comfortably off British schoolgirls in the 1930s  – an incomplete story, a story of guesses and detection, as all photos are. “The camera doesn’t lie” … Continue reading

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1950s Paris in Colour

1950s Paris in Colour _______________________________ A collection of slides from the Pete Grafton Collection. ________________________________________________ A mixture of slides (transparencies) of Paris from the 1950s, bought on ebay in 2008.   The Kodak Kodachrome transparencies were taken by American tourists … Continue reading

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US Orthopaedic Doc in Eastern Bloc 1958 – 1960. Part 3: Hungary

US Doc in Eastern Bloc 1958 – 1960 __________________________________ Photos from the petegrafton collection Part 3: Hungary summer 1959 & Spring 1960. The Background We have, at the moment, no idea how it was that the American Doc, believed to … Continue reading

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US Doc in Eastern Block 1958 – 1960. Part 2 Czechoslovakia

US Doc in Eastern Bloc 1958 – 1960 ______________________________ photos from the petegrafton collection Part 2:  Czechoslovakia Summer 1959. The Background We have, at the moment, no idea how it was that the American Doc, believed to be Dr A … Continue reading

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US Orthopaedic Doc in Eastern Bloc 1958 – 1960. Part 1: Poland and Bulgaria

US Doc in Eastern Bloc 1958 – 1960 _________________________________ Photos from the petegrafton collection Part 1: Poland & Bulgaria Summer 1958. The Background We have, at the moment, no idea how it was that the American Doc, believed to be Dr … Continue reading

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Photo Exhibitions – 1/60th sec on a wall.

Photo Exhibitions – 1/60th of a second on a wall or Looking at Ourselves ___________________ Photo Exhibitions of the following photographers Brassaï  (Gyula Halász) 1899 – 1984.  Hungarian.  Paris based. _____________________ Robert Doisneau 1912 – 1994.  French.  Paris based. _______________ … Continue reading

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America at Home 2: The 1960s Kodachromes & Ektachromes

America at Home 2:  The 1960s.  Kodachromes and Ektachromes. The 1950s, in some ways, were the high point of amateur Kodachrome slides (transparencies) taken in the United States.  Things were changing in the 1960s.  Foremost was that the US Government took Kodak … Continue reading

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