Vintage Photos of Literary Icons on Their Typewriters

Vintage Photos of Literary Icons on Their Typewriters

William Faulkner, 1943

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There’s something magical about catching a glimpse of one of your favorite authors at work… as if you might be able to see some hint of literary genius in posture or setting, in attire or facial expression. And it’s even better if they’re working on a typewriter. After all, there’s something impossibly gorgeous about a typewriter – maybe it’s the vintage charm, maybe it’s the physicality the noisy machine lends to the writing process, but people (and you can count us among them) go mad for typewriters, especially if they’ve been used by someone famous.

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Ernest Hemingway, 1939

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George Orwell

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Sylvia Plath

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Tennessee Williams, 1946

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John Cheever, 1979

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Dorothy Parker, 1937

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William S. Burroughs, 1959

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William Faukner, not working…

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