December 9, 2012

Artists, Dordogne River

Photograph by Jules Gervais Courtellemont, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

Artists paint on the banks of the Dordogne River near Beaulieu, France, in this circa 1923 autochrome image.

Jules Gervais Courtellemont was a writer, explorer, and publisher as well as a photographer. He shot for National Geographic from 1923 until his death in 1931.


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mon mon
mon mon

Wow, looking at this photo I wish I was there. Such a beautiful place.

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