Lost Splendor

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

Maine Coast, July 2014.
Land of brick and novelty lobsters. Portland, Maine.
"Sunset over New York City…", c. 1932 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

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

Eight Street, Philadelphia ca. 19th Century via Library Company of Philadelphia - Flickr Commons
"Rue de la Montagne-Sainte-Geneviève" Paris, France c. 1924 by Eugéne Atget via Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Seine Through Paris, 1946 by Ed Clark (via LIFE)
Paris, July 1952 by Robert Capa (via Magnum Photos Blog)
Mount Fuji, Japan c. 1880s via The New York Public Library
London Views, 1947 by Tony Linck (via LIFE)
 “Former GI Ernest Kreiling and his bride overlooking valley where he fought during WW II.” April, 1947 (via LIFE and The Passion of Former Days)
Le Tour Eiffel: l’Exposition Universelle, Paris c. 1900 (via La boite verte)
New York City, 1943 (via )
Tower Bridge Afternoon, London c. 1920s 
New York City: January 23rd, 1957 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)