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All posts from Paul Sorene - Page 7

15th December '16 0 3598

'What I Want In A Wife': Britain's Most Eligible Bachelors Reveal All (April 1972)

In April 1972, Cosmopolitan magazine revealed what Britain's 40 most eligible bachelors wanted in a wife...

14th December '16 0 3349

A Glorious Set Of Found Photos From 1949 - 1950

"This is the first batch from a group of about 500 negatives that I rescued from the dumpster," says Jac Q. Lennon of these pictures taken in 1949 and 1950.

11th December '16 3 10218

Scenes From A 1970 Trip to London

Was London grim in 1970? The city certainly wasn't as shiny and thrusting as is it today.

8th December '16 0 2225

The Ramones Play The Sleaziest Garage Ever - The Roundhouse, London, July 4 1976

5th December '16 0 522

Life Escapes Books In An Explosion Of Flora And Fauna

Andrea Mastrovito transforms old text books into striking installations.

2nd December '16 0 351

Arlington Gregg For The Federal Project Number One (1936 - 1939)

Part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal was the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which in 1935 created the Federal Project Number One to help artists, actors, writers, and musicians get work

28th November '16 0 1339

The Unwilling Tourist: Adolf Hoffmeister's 1941 Guide To Being A Refugee

“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

21st November '16 0 918

Life Is Elsewhere: Abandoned Schools In The Irish Countryside

"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

19th November '16 0 995

19th-Century Photographer Félix Nadar On How To Be Brilliant And Make Money From Art

"In photography, like in all things, there are people who can see and others who cannot even look." - Felix Nadar

19th November '16 0 2717

Glorious Pictures Of London In 1967

Libby Hall's pictures of London feature one of my favourite photos to have appeared on Flashbak.