When I saw this pic (above) on Myselfixion, I had to find out more about it. And here’s what I found…
Gustave on the right.
GUSTAVEROUD.COM: Gustave Roud (1897-1976), one of Switzerland’s foremost Francophone authors, is mostly known for his poetic prose writings. After the death of C.F. Ramuz, Roud was known as a master by many young poets: Maurice Chappaz, Jacques Chessex, Philippe Jaccottet. His correspondence, his diary, and his critical writings are also a testimony to his prolific consideration of literature and the arts. However, for several years now, his work as a photographer (never exhibited during his lifetime) has also moved to the forefront: in this way, Gustave Roud is now considered to be one of the great European writer/photographers of the period between the two World Wars.
More about Roud’s writing, poetry and photography HERE @ GUSTAV ROUD
Wikipedia: While living a solitary life in his family farm at Carrouge, Roud maintained numerous friendships with artists, poets, and other intellectuals such as Charles Ferdinand Ramuz, Ernest Ansermet, and René Auberjonois, Maurice Chappaz. Roud was also a mentor to the young Philippe Jaccottet, who would later become one of Switzerland’s most accomplished poets.
three polaroids by RENAUD Duc
above pic via MATTADORES
all vintage men via MYSELFIXION
THIS DRESS THOUGH! by BCALLA
THIS SHIRT TOO! by BCALLA, buy it HERE!
these two shots by OTTER J
photo above by daniel ford
most B&W vintage pics via Myselfixion
SISSYDUDE LOVES: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE PAST! “A collection of primarily found photos featuring everyday people and life from eras bygone. “
Just bought the pic above on ebay from seller “Legsla”. Man, has this person got an AMAZING collection. Selling each photo for around $5. Haven’t even gone through all of them… but here are a few faves!