Wedding Kiss: Photography in the 1950s Uncovered on Ebay

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London-based photographer Stephen Gill bought 9,000 negatives on eBay two years ago. He was hoping that those negatives from the 1950s recorded the London’s dazzling street life. And surprisingly, instead, he discovered that those negatives were East Enders kissing wedding photos wherein the unidentified photographer captured those photos in amazing detail using a premium quality medium-format camera. Below are the wedding photographs taken from the book “HACKNEY KISSES” to be published later this year.


After each images are wedding love quotes inspirations.


WEDDING QUOTES #1 For twas not into my ear you whispered. But into my heart. Twas not my lips you kissed. But my soul. ~ Judy Garland


WEDDING QUOTES #2 The soul that can speak through the eyes can also kiss with a gaze. ~ Gustavo Adolfo Becquer


WEDDING QUOTES #3 A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth—and endures all the rest. ~ Helen Rowland


WEDDING QUOTES #4 A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years. ~ Rupert Brooke


WEDDING QUOTES #5 You should be kissed and often and by someone who knows how. ~ Rhett Butler | “Gone With the Wind”


WEDDING QUOTES #6 From this day forward, you shall not walk alone. My heart will be your shelter, and my arms will be your home. ~ Anonymous


WEDDING QUOTES #7 When you kiss me without uttering a single word you speak to my soul. ~ Author Unknown


WEDDING QUOTES #8 Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can’t see anything wrong with each other. ~ Rene Yasenek


WEDDING QUOTES #9 Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last. ~ Remy de Gourmont


WEDDING QUOTES #10 If you are ever in doubt as to whether or not to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt. ~ Thomas Carlyle


WEDDING QUOTES #11 To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage. ~ Lao Tzu


WEDDING QUOTES #12 Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry. ~Tom Mullen


WEDDING QUOTES #13 We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. ~ Sam Keen


WEDDING QUOTES #14 Today is a special day where all my hopes and dreams come true. Today is the day that I am to marry you. ~ Anonymous


WEDDING QUOTES #15 The most eloquent silence; that of two mouths meeting in a kiss. ~ Anonymous

Images via NYTimes

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