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The PIXPAST Archive is one of the Worlds Largest Private Collections of Pre and Wartime Colour Photography.

After years of hard work and research, For the first time, the PIXPAST Archive is online and available to researches, journalists and historians from around the World.

About us

The PIXPAST Archive is a Private Photographic Collection built by the Irish Photo Collector Ian Spring. Ian was always amazed with the first colour photographs and spent every minute and penny collecting and recording these rare historical moments in original colour film.

The Goal

The Goal of PIXPAST Archive is to allow the World access to this incredible collection of historical documents And to enrich our understanding of historical events through these never before seen colour photos.


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Leipzig Germany 1945 ruins destroyed bombed 69th infantry division allied USA army kodachrome Russian Church Leipzig Germany 1940 victory monument market place Marktplatz city Schokolandenhaus chocolate credit horse ride sword 1940 Opera House Leipzig Germany strassenbahn trams Augustusplatz apartment block gardens winter snow Leipzig 1941 Germany agfacolor Panorama Leipzig C& A advert poster baby wagon pram Leipzig Germany 1940