The Heart of France: 30 stunning photos of Paris in the 1930s and 1940sPictolic
The city of love, fashion and freedom could not leave photographers indifferent. Among them stands out Roger Schall-a French master of photography of the early XX century. The peak of his work was in the 1930s and 1940s, and he devoted most of his work to his beloved Paris. Schall's images show everyday life in the French capital 80 years ago.
Look further at the amazing retro photos of Paris from the 1930s and 1940s and enjoy the unique atmosphere of freedom, love and creativity.Roger Schall was born in 1904 in France. He photographed for the most famous publications of the 30s and influenced the development of photography at that time. Most of all, the master was interested in the daily life of Paris, which later became his favorite topic. Schall filmed the French capital before, during, and after the German occupation. In 1967, he stopped shooting and devoted himself to painting. The creative heritage of the photographer is about 100,000 images.
Take a look at the wonderful black-and-white photos taken on the streets of Paris more than eight decades ago.