Old portraits

Transform your space with creative ways to showcase your cherished old portraits. Explore top ideas to bring your family history to life with style and nostalgia.
Vintage Men, People, Suits, Portraits, Portrait, James, Robert Gibson, Chadwick, Victorian Men

by Kristin Holt Like many authors, I often use photographs to inspire my writing. Who better to inspire a fictional hero, than a handsome true-to-life hero? Captain Robert Gibson, was born in 1886 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Intelligent, well-educated, uncommonly bright, and patriotic, he gave his life as a military war hero in WWI. Captain Robert Gibson, Scottish scholar and WWI soldier killed in 1915. Inspiration for Chadwick Hughes. The first time I saw his image, I was…

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vintage everyday: Shanghai Studio Portraits, 1920s Hair Styles, China, Portrait, Portraits, Nanjing, Hairstyle, Chinese Bride, Shanghai Girls, Old Shanghai

Sioma Lifshitz arrived in Shanghai on a freighter from Vladivostock in 1922. The 20 years old energetic Russian Jew had no money but lot's of dreams and soon started to work in a photography studio under the name of Sam Sanzetti. It took him 5 years to open in own studio in 1927, becoming one of the most famous photographer in Shanghai. The studio was first located on 73 Nanking Road (today 73 Nanjing Dong Lu), near the Bund and just behind the Palace hotel (today Swatch Art Peace Hotel)…

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