December 17, 2012

Paris, France

Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams, National Geographic

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

Parisians walk past lottery and vermouth advertisements on the City of Light’s Boulevard des Italiens in 1936. The poster for the national lottery says, "Try Your Luck."

Photographer Maynard Owen Williams had many adventures as National Geographic’s first foreign correspondent, including reporting on the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1923.


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