Submit-Warfare Paris by means of the eyes of photojournalist Paul Almasy

One of many nice chroniclers of 1950s and 1960s Paris, Paul Almasy, born in 1906, took about 120,000 black-and-white pictures earlier than he died on the age of 97.

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Fairground, circa 1960

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Almasy, from Hungary, studied political science in Austria and Germany.

Throughout World Warfare Two, as a Swiss press correspondent based mostly in Monaco, he reported from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and France, describing Paris as a metropolis of “previous, current, and future”.

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Passenger within the metro station Abbesses, circa 1965

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Almasy adopted Paris as his dwelling after the capital’s liberation in 1945 and have become a French citizen in 1956, following the failed rebellion in opposition to the Soviet-backed Hungarian authorities.

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Lady in a avenue cafe, place Saint-Michel, circa 1956

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He used a Leica and, later, a Rollei twin-lens reflex digicam.

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Invoice sticker, 1950s

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Submit-Warfare Paris was a spot of creating tradition and thought in areas comparable to literature, philosophy, trend and New Wave cinema.

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Younger couple, Vert-Galant, Île de la Cité, 1961

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From 1952, Almasy labored for worldwide organisations, together with the United Nations Academic, Scientific and Cultural Group and the World Well being Group.

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Nuns of the Order of St Vincent, 1952

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A brand new ebook, Paris: The Metropolis of Mild within the 50s & 60s, focuses on Almasy’s pictures.

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Taxi driver, Place Pigalle, 1958

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Café La Colisée, Champs-Élysées, 1956

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Venue de l’Opéra, 1950s

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The Metropolis of Mild within the 50s & 60s is printed by teNeues

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All pictures courtesy teNeues.

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