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Goats on the Roof, W. Eugene Smith (1954). LIFE Magazine
Goats on the rooftops clatter about and often butt and wrestle each other for the best positions on the ridges. Albert Schweitzer imported a basic herd from Europe some years ago. Its playful descendants still flourish and are allowed to run freely through the village streets and orchard.
W. Eugene Smith, Jazz Loft, ca. 1959, black-and-white photograph. Courtesy of the Heirs of W. Eugene Smith and the W. Eugene Smith Archive...
rgogopin: Smoky City, 1955-56. Photographie par W. Eugene Smith. Collection Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona © The Heirs of W. Eugene Smith
As this archive historical photo shows, goats have always stood on the roofs of things because they are nuts. Shocking, I know.
Train Station, Japan, ca. 1961 W. Eugene Smith
W. Eugene Smith - Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh. 1955
New York 1950s W. Eugene Smith | bird perspective | taxi | arrival | NYC | working | city | gentleman
Some inspiration. Photo by W. Eugene Smith The photographer’s daughter 1950s
W. Eugene Smith - from the Pittsburgh project, "Dream Street."
Three Welsh Coal Miners Just Up from the Pits After a Day's Work in Coal Mine in Wales
W. Eugene Smith - Untitled, 1957-58
"Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true." ~ Jacques-Henri Lartigue