Found Vintage Photos | Week 25

Montmarte Paris 1952

I came across this photo of Montmartre Paris from 1952 and just loved so much about it. Aside from the obvious (it’s in France, there are painted shutters on the buildings, an old man is painting…) I quite love the outfits the young women are wearing, their plaid a-line skirts and little sweater tops.

Wouldn’t it be lovely to just traipse around this beautiful city with the streets dappled in sun. Ahh, to summer in France or anywhere pastoral really! That’s what this week’s vintage photos are all about. Images of an idyllic summer. Lots of plush green earth, scenes of farmland, lakes glimmering with dusk approaching…

View from the Train

 

Idyllic Summer

Idyllic Summer

 

“Hills and dales and of summer hills

green, green grass,  on the vine

frolic through wildflowers

laughter fills the open sky

everlasting until autumn comes”

 

Hand full of daisies

 

Somewhere in France Back in Time

 

Mademoiselle Chanel on the beach in Biarritz, 1920

 

Summer path

 

I’ll be your summer girl

If you’ll be my summer boy

Pluck the petals.

He loves me. He loves me not.

 

Summer girl

 

links //

Montmartre Paris 1952

Way to St. Petersburg 1994

Girl in Summer

Perfect Getaway

Handfull of Daisies

Somewhere in France back in time

Mademoiselle Chanel on the beach in Biarritz, 1920

Summer Path

Girl with Flowers

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