“I have nothing very nice to say about myself, but one thing I know, on my honour, I’m no philistine” - Adolf Hoffmeister, 1961, lawyer, artist, politician and author of Unwilling Tourists
"Due to a long-term tradition of emigration, and changing rural demographics, there are a surprising amount of abandoned school houses in the Irish countryside
"In photography, like in all things, there are people who can see and others who cannot even look." - Felix Nadar
Libby Hall's pictures of London feature one of my favourite photos to have appeared on Flashbak.
“If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know,” said Louis Armstrong. The Nazis knew what it wasn't.
When Robert Lenkiewicz died from a heart attack at his Plymouth, Devon, art studio, he was not alone. The embalmed body of a man known as Diogenes was in a concealed drawer in the painter’s library.
Did you ever see a film that when it ends you realise you've not moved in your seat?
"This is one of my favorite collections of found photographs."
P.T.O. these found photos to read the message on the back.
Sydney C. Stolley, licensee of the Engineers Arms public house, Leiston, Suffolk, opened his doors in 1966 to Libby Hall and her camera in 1966...