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Remarkable 1896 Vintage Photos of Arnold Genthe

Self-Portrait photograph of Arnold Genthe, 1896

Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was an internationally recognized photographer working in the soft-focus pictorialist style. Arnold Genthe’s photographic career spanned four decades and several continents and ranged thematically from portraiture to dance and travel studies. Chinatown – San Francisco Genthe photographed San Francisco’s old Chinatown from the late 1890s until his move to New York in […]

Photos of New York City’s Street Scenes from between the 1960s-70s

Photos of New York City’s Street Scenes from between the 1960s-70s

Photographer Paul McDonough has a knack for catching passing, off-kilter incongruities on the New York City streets. He arrived in the city in 1967 and started taking photographs of unique moments happening around him; the New York City 1968-1972 series is said to be his first as a photographer. Capturing weirdness on the streets of New York City might […]

Amazing 1940s Kodachrome Images of New York Street Scenes

These amazing 1940s Kodachrome images of New York Street scenes are the work of Charles Weever Cushman, an amateur photographer and Indiana University alumnus. He took over 14,500 Kodachrome color slides spanning a thirty-two year span from 1938 to 1969, during which time he extensively documented the United States as well as other countries. You […]