From the 1940s and earlier.
Documents des temps passés... Photos & Cartes postales ( Avant 1990 )
Dokumente längst vergangener Zeiten... Photos & Ansichtskarten ( VOR 1990 )
Photographs of professional and amateur musicians, musical instruments and paraphernalia, taken from the invention of photography to 1950.
To change experiences making daguerreotypes, one of the oldest commercial photography.
Group for antique photographs taken in the United Kingdom, or by English photographers travelling abroad, from the invention of photography til 1915.
Please make sure that you are the owner of the photos you are posting.
This group is devoted to antique photographs taken in Romania and its predecessor states, the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia, from the moment when photography reached their territories in the 1840s and up to the end of World War I and the turbulent years that immediately followed it (1918-20). "Photography in Interbellum Romania" will take up the history of Romanian photography from that point onward.
NB: This group excludes photographs of Romanians outside the borders described ab…
This group is devoted to antique photographs taken in France (and its colonies) from the invention of photography and up to the end of World War I and the transitory years that immediately folowed it (1918-20). Photos taken by French photographers elsewhere pertain to this group.
A note regarding WWI items: all photos taken by German amateur or professional photographers in occupied French territories are adequate to the corresponding Early Photography in Germany group, as they reflect a Germ…
This group focuses on antique photographs taken in the United States of America, or by American photographers travelling abroad, from the invention of photography to the end of World War One. The photographic production of the short-lived Confederate States of America (1861-1866) naturally pertains to this group.
A note regarding WWI items: all photos taken by American amateur or professional photographers in Europe during the war are fully adequate to the group, as they reflect the American…
To collect and enjoy worldwide vintage stereoviews created during the later part of the 19th century and early part of the 20th century.
A place where collectors and admirers of Victorian photographic images, that are or at least were, cased in either a faux leather covered wooden case, or a thermoplastic "Union Case", or in a few rare examples, other materials. These include Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and Ferrotypes (Tintypes). They date from the very beginning of photography around 1840, until the close of the American Civil War, in the late 1860's.
This group focuses on antique photographs taken in the German states and the German Empire, or by German photographers abroad, from the invention of photography to the end of World War One.
A note regarding WWI items: all photos taken by German amateur or professional photographers in occupied territories (France, territories of the Russian Empire, Romania etc.) are fully adequate to the group, as they reflect the German perspective and photographic tradition.
This group focuses on antique photographs taken in the Habsburg Empire and its successor, Austria-Hungary. As such, it covers a large period of time (from the expansion of photography in Central Europe in the 1840s right to the end of the dual monarchy and the creation of the new states in 1918/19) and a considerable territory (from Galitia to northern Italy).
Austria-Hungary housed great ethnic, linguistic and religious diversity, but it also shared many trends and a common cultural horizon -…
Add your vernacular photos here! They should be vintage, original, and of a vernacular nature. Only submit photos that belong to you.
Please refer to this description by Robin Lenman:
"Aesthetically unpretentious, generally functional images made by amateur snapshooters or grass-roots professionals (e.g. itinerant tintypists, photowallahs, or jobbing local portraitists) for everyday purposes such as creating keepsakes or recording mundane objects."
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VIntage photos of twins. No group shots larger than a family, please.
The focus should definitely be on the "twoness" of twins.
VIntage photographs of children or adults wearing enormous bows or bow-ties.
... comme son nom l'indique: trouvée dans la rue, aux puces, au grenier.
Share photos of era's past , people, style, war, street life , architecture, art , food , fun ,humanities .
Any vintage photos with about ten or more people in them are welcome here (though I'm willing to be pretty flexible with that number). I would prefer pictures taken before the 1970's, but if you're just desperate to post something from the seventies, chances are, I won't remove it.
Images, older than 20 years, who tell about the wonderful time of Advent and Christmas.
do not post books, cards, illustrations, china and so on.
There are so much groups here for.
Only original photos
from the 1800s - 1993.
just old photographs.
A group for sharing images of vintage printed ephemera. Please submit only images that belong to you and that show vintage examples of ephemera, preferably ones that were printed or produced before 1970.
"Ephemera" can refer to a wide range of things, but here's one definition that may be helpful: "Transient everyday items, usually printed and on paper, that are manufactured for a specific limited use, then often discarded" (from the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials by the Library of Congress)…