Philip Mechanicus: Girl and Vespa – Amsterdam ’50s/’60s


This is the only information in English I could find that was strictly related to the image, and in fact there doesn’t seem to be an English-language Wiki for him.

As a photographer Philip Mechanicus concentrated on more-or-less famous Dutch individuals, and so a casual shot like this from his street-children set is probably rather unusual. Still, another Dutch girl wearing socks…..and as you can see from the Instagram link below, it’s a great favourite with Vespa fans as well…


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