Sepia Saturday

20.08.15 sepia

Every week lovers of history, nostalgia and/or genealogy are invited to share photos based on a photo prompt. Above is our prompt for the week. These anchor men inspired me to look for photos of anchors or blacksmiths. Here’s what I found:


Library of Congress, Japanese Print, 1760


Library of Congress, L. Prang, 1874


Flickr Commons, Tyne & Ware Museum, 1993


NSW Archives, Hurlstone Agricultural High School, 1920


You can see some wonderful interpretations by clicking here.

9 thoughts on “Sepia Saturday

  1. You chose some really neat photos to share on the subject matter. Nice going! 🙂


  2. The Japanese print is beautiful and still very modern in style. I’ve seen floral anchors before and I think it was a popular symbolism in the days of when sailing ship metaphors were better recognized than today.

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    • I agree completely. I love visiting your blog, La Nightingale’s and all the other’s to see the variety of interpretations. Folks, you should take a look.


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