Sepia Saturday

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This week’s prompt sent me searching for people, particularly young people, playing stringed instruments. Here’s what I found.

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State Library of Queensland, 1905

The exposure of this photo of a boy playing the violin gives it an ethereal feeling.

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State Library of NSW, circa 1910

Henry Morton Nazareto Orchestra

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National Archives U.K. 1948

In the Cayman Islands

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LOC, 1930

Harpist at the Turkish Embassy

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Sepia Saturday

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This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt inspired me to search the archives for photos with motorcycles. I found the three below which charmed me for different reasons.

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The first man in Singleton NSW to get a motorcycle. He added the passenger seat himself. Source: NSW Library

Japanese American Boys with bikes 1909. Source: University of Washington

Japanese American Boys with bikes 1909. Source: University of Washington

Chicago Water & Sewage Works. 1913. Internet Archive

Chicago Water & Sewage Works. 1913. Internet Archive

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Sepia Saturday

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This week Sepia Saturday bloggers are posting criminals of all times. First I found the photo below of George Davey who was convicted for stealing two rabbits. He got one month’s hard labor for that.

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U.K. Archive

Tyne & Wear Archive

Tyne & Wear Archive

Tyne & Wear Archive

Tyne & Wear Archive

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