I'm David, a native Dallasite who loves almost anything vintage and retro. Most of my posts are scans from old magazines, photographs, and books. I spend a great deal of time and effort locating, scanning, and editing pictures.
Of masks and musclemen: 50 years of west African studio shots – in pictures
In the 1960s, as many west African nations were gaining independence, photographers started setting up impromptu studios to show people in all their finery – plus some added extras, from boombox props to fake airport backdrops
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Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí, Figueras (Spain) 1920s -nd [Writer Federico García Lorca and painter Salvador Dalí, became friends when they were students together in Madrid]
An affectionate pair from the late 19th Century, the fellow on the left sporting some wonderful striped trousers! One thing I’ve noted in all my persual of old pictures is the seemingly universal...