Snap Shots March 2021

Street vendor photos from Poland and South Africa
Street vendor photos from Poland and South Africa

The March 2021 Snap Shots newsletter features “Street Vendor Portraits,” presented by Mary Panzer on Zoom. The commercial street portraits were a common sight from the 1930s-1970s in many places, such as Poland and South Africa (above). Panzer is former Curator of Photographs at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Other articles include: a response to the View-Master article in February; a detailed look at the Yashica Mat-124 G 6×6 twin-lens reflex; and expanded online access to digitized images at the Boston Public Library.

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