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Philippe Halsman (1906-1979)

Born in Riga, Latvia, Halsman wasn’t encouraged by his parents to be creative and photograph. At the age of fourteen Halsman started photography using a 9×12 camera of his father’s that he had found. 421 more words

Photography

April 25, 1945

Dearest Darling:
A couple of days ago I received eight of your letters sweetheart. They ranged from Jan 3 to March 18 and were among the seventy odd letters that I received in two days. 1,074 more words

Letters

5 things that make Festival of Vintage so special!

Today we’re trading at The Festival of Vintage in York. The event kicked off in earnest this morning (we were up at 6!) and continues all through tomorrow with huge portions of vintage goodness. 302 more words

Vintage