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.
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”.
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.
He used a Leica and, later, a Rollei twin-lens reflex digicam.
Submit-Warfare Paris was a spot of creating tradition and thought in areas comparable to literature, philosophy, trend and New Wave cinema.
From 1952, Almasy labored for worldwide organisations, together with the United Nations Academic, Scientific and Cultural Group and the World Well being Group.
A brand new ebook, Paris: The Metropolis of Mild within the 50s & 60s, focuses on Almasy’s pictures.
All pictures courtesy teNeues.
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