Vintage Snapshots

the wondrous world of vernacular photography

Category: Diving


Vintage photo of a person diving into a lake, circa 1905

Diver, circa 1905 (click to enlarge)

Vintage photos of people diving (or sometimes just jumping) into pools or lakes or other bodies of water are not all that uncommon, but the last post’s sort of poetic, distant view, and the one above, are a little more interesting than most, I think. Also note the person at right watching.

The Waning Days of Summer

Vintage photo of person leaping from New Jersey bridge, circa 1910s, while their friends look on

Township Bridge, Palmyra, New Jersey (circa 1918)

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