vintage everyday: 30 Stunning Black and White Photographs of London in the 1930s and 1940s


Arriving in London in 1935, the Viennese photographer Wolfgang Suschitzky is best known for his depictions of London in the 1930s and 1940s. However a photography career spanning 70 years has seen him capture many subjects, all with the same genuine affection…

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39 thoughts on “vintage everyday: 30 Stunning Black and White Photographs of London in the 1930s and 1940s

  1. Good morning Sarah…these are wonderful photographs – thank you so much for posting. Hoping you enjoy a lovely weekend…and that you keep smiling….and that the sun is shining where you are:) janet. xxx

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  2. Wow, these photos are absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for sharing! I love black and white photography done well, and these pictures are so clear! I love the one of the man outside the bookshop, and of the kids with the pram coming down the street. Wonderful pictures 🙂

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  3. As you might expect, I lapped these up. It never fails to amaze me how little things had changed by the late 1950s, when I was running around similar London streets. More traffic by then perhaps, otherwise, remarkably familiar.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

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  4. These are fascinating, every one. I almost can’t stop staring at them. Thank you for the introduction to these photographs.

    (The thought of the German concentration camps exhibit in wax is a bit unsettling, no?)

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