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Sepia Saturday

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A lady with a basket of flowers portraying grace, elegance and peace, a great inspiration.

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From the Library of Congress, 1910

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Miami Museum

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Bertha Wit, Royal Library of Denmark, n.d.

 

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Sepia Saturday

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This week’s image inspired me to scour the Library of Congress’ collections for photos of photographers. Here are more photos of photographers.

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Source: Library of Congress, 1909

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Source: Library of Congress, 1905

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Traveling Photographer, 1934, Library of Congress

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I love, absolutely love, vintage greeting cards. Here are a few I found on Flickr Commons and the Digital Public Library of America (dp.la)

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How was your Halloween?
How did you celebrate?

Leave a comment below.

Sepia Saturday

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This week we’re inspired by the photo above to post on Sepia Saturday. I thought of marching bands and had to include America’s foremost marching music composer, John Philip Sousa.

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J.P. Sousa, Library of Congress, 1910

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Mississippi Dept. of History & Archives. N.D.

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National Library of Ireland, 1907

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Hmm. What to search for for this prompt. I suppose I’ll go to Flickr Commons and search “girl posed.”

I did and here’s a few photos I found.

For more inspired nostalgia, click here.

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From the National Library of Wales, circa 1885

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Library of Congress, 1939, taken near Union Station, Washington DC

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She could use more fabric ~ Library of Congress, 1910

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Norway, 1890, Library of Congress

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When I saw this darling girl interrupted from her writing, I knew I wanted to find some good photos of people at their writing desk. It’s crucial to have a good place to think and write. Here’s what I found on Flickr Commons.

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Constantin Dumba, 1910, Library of Congress

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Miss Young, 1926 from Musée McCord

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G. Polacco, 1915, Library of Congress

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“Hygiene of the Schoolroom,” 1910 The Internet Archive

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“Hygiene of the School House,” 1910, Internet Archive

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The prompt above made me search for photos of cars in cities. Cars of bygone days are so elegant and romantic, don’t you agree?

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US National Archives, Jamaica Beach, NY, 1973

Aren’t you glad that isn’t your car? 

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Internet Archives, Dodge Magazine ad, n.d.

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Missouri State Archives, 1924

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Internet Archives, 1904, ad

To see more interpretations of this week’s theme, go to Sepia Saturday.

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For this week’s prompt I found numerous photos of children playing. They live all over the world. It was a lot harder to find photos of girls playing. Most of the girls were depicted in drawings, not in photos.

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Children in New South Wales, Australia, 1924 Source: State Library of NSW

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Vietnamese children playing cards, 1904, Source: Univ of Washington

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Girls in Seattle, 1930, Source: Univ of Washington

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Boys in Albany, NY, 1910> Source: US National Archives

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Australian Girls, 1900. Source: Powerhouse Museum

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Madrid, Spain, 1908. Source: Geo. Eastman Museum

Sepia Saturday

bicycles

I love bicycles. Here are some from way back when.

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Message boy, Telegraph Company, circa 1910 Source: Library of Congress

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Bicycle made for 3, Source: National Library of Ireland, 1897

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Two time (1907, 1908) Tour de France winner, Lucien Petite-Breton

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Bicyclists, Japan, circa 1909 Source: Internet Archive

 

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Graceful Carriage is the theme. It’s something I wish I had more of. Here’s three photos I found on Flickr Commons that capture the theme. If you’d like to see more responses to the prompt, click here.

I hope you enjoy them.

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Source: Archives Reykjaviku, n.d.

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National Science and Media Museum, 1935

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Jewish Historical Society, 1950

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