Paris Photographs 1955
up:date November 1, 2022 by Jans Bock-Schroeder
In 1955, a young photographer, Ingeborg Geissler, accompanied the Bochum Schauspielhaus to Paris. The ensemble, led by the Theater Director Hans Schalla, performed Sartre's "The Devil and the Good Lord" at the prestigious Theatre Sarah Bernhardt
One of the most famous streets in Paris, it runs from the bottom of the hill, alongside Park Louise Michel and up to the Sacre-Coeur. Comprising 222 stairs, the 100m staircase is the longest of all Montmartre's staircases.
Capturing the magic of Paris
With her Rolleiflex, Ingeborg Geissler captured the unique beauty of the French capital.
The young photographer walked through the streets of the French capital. With her Rolleiflex and accompanied by a young playwright she had met in the theater, she discovered the unique beauty of Paris.
The Seine is the center and defining feature of Paris, a river that flows through the heart of this vibrant city. Ingeborg Geissler's photo collection provides a photographic account of Parisian life in 1955.
In Geissler's photographs, the facial expressions and play of Parisian children (les enfants de Paris) reveal the story of the city.
Ingeborg Geissler explored this vibrant city during her photographic adventure. Her work highlights both the historical sights of Paris as well as the unique atmosphere and singular moments that are often overlooked.