August 11, 2018

50 Amazing Black and White Photos That Document Everyday Life of Santiago de Chile in the 1960s

Santiago is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas. It is the center of Chile's largest and the most densely populated conurbation. The city is entirely located in the country's central valley. Most of the city lies between 500 m (1,640 ft) and 650 m (2,133 ft) above mean sea level.

Chilean photographer Marcelo Montecino took these amazing black and white photos that documented everyday life of Santiago in the 1960s.

Angelito (little angel), Santiago, 1962

Asylum for the Blind, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Asylum for the Blind, Santiago, Chile, 196

Barrio Franklin, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Barrio Franklin, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Barrio Franklin, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Barrio Franklin, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Calle de la desesperanza, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Children in Santiago, Chile, 1962

Compadres, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Descalzo, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Desesperanza, Santiago, Chile, 1962

2 Drunk in the rain, Santiago, Chile, 1962

 Estacion San Diego, Santiago, Chile, 1962

 Estacion San Diego, Santiago, Chile, 1962

 Indigence, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Lazarillo, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Lira, Santiago, 1962

Pena, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Plaza Italia, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Poor children, Santiago, Chile, 1962

Santiago, Chile, 1962. The writing says: "The workers shouldn't have children because they'll always be poor."

Santiago, Chile, 1962

Santiago, Chile, 1962

Santiago, Chile, 1962

Despair in Santiago, Chile, 1962

Mapocho, Santiago, Chile, 1964

My neighbor, Santiago, Chile, 1964

Plaza Italia, Santiago, Chile, 1964

The human servitude, Santiago, Chile, 1964

The kiss by the Mapocho, Santiago, Chile, 1964

The right, elections, Santiago, Chile, 1964

Canutos, Quinta Normal, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Cold in Bellavista, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Evangelicals, Santiago, Chile, 1969

First date, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Funeral, Santiago, Chile, 1969

My father, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Parque Forestal, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Parque Japones, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Quinta Normal, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Quinta Normal, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Quinta Normal, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Santiago, Chile, 1969

Soda fountain, Vicuña Mackenna, Santiago, Chile, 1969

Street photographer, Santiago, Chile, 1969

The Photographer, Santiago, Chile, 1969

The Photographer, Santiago, Chile, 1969

The Photographer, Santiago, Chile, 1969

The sad kiss, Santiago, Chile, 1969





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