August 31, 2013

Saumur, France

Photograph by H. Armstrong Roberts

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Photographer H. Armstrong Roberts captured this image of women sharing a conversation along the Loire River in Saumur, France, in 1928. Set in the Loire Valley, the city in western France is surrounded by vineyards and is home to several impressive chateaus.


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28 comments
lois young-bird
lois young-bird

I have beautiful picture of my grandmother in similar fashion. Amazing style and beauty in these styles and the strong character of the automobile and architecture also.

Shannon T
Shannon T

Looks like a shot from a fashion magazine.

paul price
paul price

Not sure  that I like this as it seems TOO posed.

pawan kumar
pawan kumar

lovely poses made by main subject (both girls) with style & fashion and vintage car  equally important .beautiful blurr background of reflecting water surface ,bridge , church, cathedraland defocus leaves in foreground.overall good composition making perfect picture

Aldo C.
Aldo C.

Love it. One of the best places to dream about in one of the best moments in its history.

David Gardner
David Gardner

Lovely shot, notice the interesting skirt on the standing lady

Sarah P.
Sarah P.

Priceless... I grew up not too far from Saumur, the background hasn't changed much :-)

Ray Yana
Ray Yana

wonderful,,,,,

very nice pic,,,, Love It

Justin Sykes
Justin Sykes

Even the car looks coquettish.  

Delightful sepias.

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