Digitally remastered: these photographs have been respectfully and sensitively restored to their original glory.
John Margolies was considered the country’s foremost photographer of vernacular architecture — the coffee shops shaped like coffeepots; the gas station shaped like a teapot and the motels shaped like all manner of things, from wigwams to zeppelins to railroad cars — that once stood as proud totems along America’s blue highways.
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Photographer: John Margolies, courtesy Library of Congress, C-Type Photographic Print.*
*The ultimate professional photographic archival prints; silver based Digital C-types are real photographic prints, created on light sensitive paper using a finely balanced red, green & blue light source.
This creates an analogue style print from a digital file with unparalleled depth, subtlety of tonal variation and shadow detail.