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Gorgeous and Intriguing Photos Of Pre-Cold War Vienna 1959-1960

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“In 1959 I had just turned 18. I had my first ‘proper’ camera,” writes Libby Hall. “A rangefinder made by, I think, Agfa. I knew almost nothing about photography, except that I was passionate about doing it.

“I spent the next four years in Vienna and Geneva, returning to New York for six months in 1960 to work filing negatives in the fabulous new Life magazine photo lab.. I gradually learned more about photography, and began to get cameras with better lenses.”

These pictures came as is from a Graham Greene novel. The Cold War looms:

 

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