Category Archives: Vintage Photos

Small Town USA, 1950 – Nazareth, Pa.

Small Town USA, 1950 – Nazareth, Pa. photos from the petegrafton collection Photos taken circa 1950 in the Nazareth, Pennsylvania area by a local press or freelance photographer, using a Speed Graphic ’45’ camera, the standard press camera of the … Continue reading

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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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