Lost Splendor

Past and present by an archives student and new Bostonian. @freifraufitz

"Sunset over New York City…", c. 1932 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain
New York City, 1935 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain
Rain on Madison Avenue, New York City c. 1943 by John Vachon via Shorpy
Evelyn Nesbit, c. 1920 by Orval Hixon via Museum of Photographic Arts on Flickr Commons
Play of Sunlight: Los Angeles c. 1912 by Louis Fleckenstein via the Museum of Photographic Arts on Flickr Commons
"One legged player plays the ball. Berlin, Germany, 1935." via Nationaal Archief  on Flickr Commons
Motorbike Football: Crystal Palace Football Pitch, London c. 1923 via Nationaal Archief  on Flickr Commons

Beneath the Rails: Views Below the New York City Subway by Berenice Abbott, New York City, c. 1935/36 via NYPL on Flickr Commons

"Pupils of Our Lady of Lourdes, Holy Faith school at Rosbercon, New Ross, Co." c. 1930 via National Library of Ireland on Flickr Commons
All Steel: London Shop Window, c. 1946 via Stockholm Transport Museum
Gloria Swanson, ca. 1920s via mattsko.wordpress.com
"Café, Avenue de la Grande-Armée" Paris, France c. 1924/25 by Eugéne Atget via Metropolitan Museum of Art
Lean In: Mia Slavenska, undated via mattsko.wordpress.com
Sydney Harbor Bridge, 1932 via State Library of New South Wales
Miss B. Haven: Bomber Jackets, U.S Army c. World War II via Retronaut