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Celebrity Retro Photos

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Portraits by Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh, CC (December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was a Canadian photographer of Armenian heritage, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time. Muhammed Ali Brigitte Bardot George Bernard Shaw Ingrid Bergman Humphrey … Continue reading

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Classic Hollywood Portraits

Jean Harlow by George Hurrell, 1933 Marlon Brando for A Streetcar Named Desire by John Engstead, 1950 James Cagney for Angels with Dirty Faces by Scotty Welbourne, 1938 Louise Brooks, 1929 by Eugene Robert Richee Elizabeth Taylor for Suddenly Last … Continue reading

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Candid Portraits of LA Drivers

Andrew Bush's Vector Portraits  series, which was shot in the ’80s and ’90s, documents people from all walks of life driving cars in and around Los Angeles — complete with incredibly detailed captions. From a guy engrossed in his book while … Continue reading

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R.I.P Amy Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer-songwriter, known for her powerful contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul, and jazz. She received extensive publicity over her substance abuse and mental health issues. Winehouse died … Continue reading

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Old photos of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and … Continue reading

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Photographer in the Picture

G.G.B. in Stutz Jefferson unveiling Geronimo — detail showing photographer reflected in his eye San Francisco Mt. from its base Ruins of the Pueblo San Juan, New Mexico Matson photographing in Petra, 1934 Read more »

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Marilyn Monroe portrait, 1946

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Beautiful B&W portraits of Marilyn Monroe

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Covering by Ernest Hamlin Baker

Once upon a time there was an important weekly news magazine named Time. It was the leading magazine in its category from the beginning (it being the first of its kind in the U.S.), and for years its cover would … Continue reading

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