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Sitting on a paper moon, 1910s-1940s Retronaut | Retronaut - See the past like you wouldn't believe.

Sitting on a paper moon, 1910s-1940s Retronaut | Retronaut - See the past like you wouldn't believe.

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It's only a paper moon.... Often a fixture at fairs, parties and carnivals, people sat in the crescent of a smiling “paper moon,” as if lifted to the stars. A photographic phenomena primarily of the early half of the 20th century, it captivated the imagination of a world pre-Photoshop and gave many a memorable image of great times.

How to: Paper Moon Photobooth

It's only a paper moon.... Often a fixture at fairs, parties and carnivals, people sat in the crescent of a smiling “paper moon,” as if lifted to the stars. A photographic phenomena primarily of the early half of the 20th century, it captivated the imagination of a world pre-Photoshop and gave many a memorable image of great times.

Paper Moon photo (vintage)

Paper Moon photo (vintage)

Lady on the Moon - Arcade Stereo Card - c.1920s by Photo_History, via Flickr

Lady on the Moon - Arcade Stereo Card - c.1920s by Photo_History, via Flickr

1940’s couple on a paper moon. I think I would like to have a photo shot like this one day.  Its sooooo very sweet

1940’s couple on a paper moon. I think I would like to have a photo shot like this one day. Its sooooo very sweet

Instructions for homemade paper moon photo booth backdrop!

How to: Paper Moon Photobooth

Instructions for homemade paper moon photo booth backdrop!

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Brothers on a Moon ~ 1920s Paper Moon Postcard  via pooralias

Brothers on a Moon ~ 1920s Paper Moon Postcard via pooralias

paper moon portrait  adventures in sustainable design: January 2012

paper moon portrait adventures in sustainable design: January 2012

LOVE this. Amazing vintage paper-moon inspired set for a modern burlesque troop photo shoot.

LOVE this. Amazing vintage paper-moon inspired set for a modern burlesque troop photo shoot.

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"Paper Moon" photos = so cute

"Paper Moon" photos = so cute

Prohibition Paper Moon Backdrop and Bench by DAPPSY on Etsy

Prohibition Paper Moon Backdrop and Bench by DAPPSY on Etsy

look to the moon the same hour as me ... and forever, our love shall ever be.  things you believe at the first, make nights brighter at the last.

look to the moon the same hour as me ... and forever, our love shall ever be. things you believe at the first, make nights brighter at the last.