34 Fantastic New York Wedding Photos From The 1960s

These photos are part a huge set of New York wedding negatives from a professional photographer working in the 1960s. But the wedding photos are more like snapshots

These photos are part a huge set of New York wedding negatives from a professional photographer working in the 1960s. But the wedding photos are more like snapshots. In many, the framing is wrong; in one photo the bride and her family appear to be cornered, trapped in an early scene from Twin Peaks; feet are cut off; the stained ceiling is the star as the bride tosses her bouquet; and the voluminous drapes give the impression of the wedding taking place before a cinema screen. The happy couple often plays second fiddle to the decor, for which we are grateful. This is social documentary. As ever the question remains: is that you? Now let’s imagine the stories behind the photos…

 

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