Harold Corsini (1919-2008) was a noted and gifted professional photographer and artist who was active in the period between the early 1940s t0 1970s. During that time he worked for “Life” magazine, Standard Oil, and after moving to Pittsburgh, PA, the U.S. Steel Company.
After retirement Corsini was commissioned by Helen Clay Frick of the Frick Art Museum to photograph all of the institution’s objects. He also photographed the famous “Fallingwater” home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in a series of images taken during the four seasons of a year.
Today’s feature image by Harold Corsini is one of a series of pictures by the photographer taken for U.S. Steel in 1964 containing vehicles arranged on a location in different areas of the County. This photo was staged by the Artist on the Port Townsend, WA ferry boat “Defiance” that traveled between the seaport northwest of Seattle at the mouth of the Puget Sound to Whidbey Island.
Share with us what you find of interest and the details of the pair of AMC Ramblers, the Mercury sedan, a Buick Special station wagon, and the Studebaker “GT” Hawk visible in the circa 1964 photograph courtesy of the Corsini family and the the University of Pittsburgh Library.