Fantastic Photogravures

Photogravures provide the lifelike detail’s of photographs and the beautiful range of whites, charcoals and blacks found in high quality prints. For many years photogravures were far superior to any photomechanical reproduction processes. Since photogravurs are created outside of the darkroom they are not really photographs. Negatives are transferred to …

Lyndale and the Basilica Then and Now

You can’t tell by looking at this old photo, but the place where Hennepin and Lyndale Avenues meet was almost as big a traffic snarl in 1943 as it is today. It may have been worse. Back then Minneapolis had close to 100,000 more residents and many more shopping working …