Peles Castle in Life magazine in 1940

Peles Castle in Life magazine in 1940

In February 1940 Margaret Bourke-White’s first female war photographer made ​​for LIFE magazine, an impressive series of photographs from Romania. Among them, many are dedicated to Peles Castle in Sinaia. Photos capture the exteriors and the interiors of a castle built at the wish of King Carol I, between 1873 and 1914 . Peles domain with its buildings (Peles Castle, Pelişor and Foisor) were built from personal money of King Carol I, who has sold a possession in Germany to pay the costs of land and raising Castle. Via: Life...
Bucharest In 1940 . By Margaret Bourke-White

Bucharest In 1940 . By Margaret Bourke-W...

Margaret Bourke-White was the first woman  photographer and war correspondent . She visited Romania and Bucharest in 1940 and her pictures are present now in the Life Collection.   Via:...