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Tattered Love

Collection of PROJECT B / Barbara Levine This tattered vintage snapshot from 1939, exemplifies the wonderful and mysterious ways photography intersects with people's lives and their private domestic rituals. Vigorously ripped up, repeatedly folded or accidentally left in a pocket and put in the wash, the photo remained precious to its owner and was carefully taped back together. While we will never know if their love lasted, the worn voice of the photograph remains preserved. Read more Barbara Levine, Collecting found photographs, vernacular photography, vintage photographs « Newer articles 1 2