Doesn’t this look fun? Tranquil? I think some Impressionisth should have done a painting of this pair.
National Science and Media Museum, circa 1890
She looks intent. I bet she won.
State Library of Queensland, 1930
Australian National Maritime Museum, 1921
Mrs J Wilson and Miss Hastie winning the Ladies Double Sculls at the Pittwater Regatta.
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This week I’m inspired to find photos of newsboys. My paternal grandfather was a newsboy in his youth and I wish I had a photo of him in those days. He sold papers at a hospital in Chicago and even sold a paper to Teddy Roosevelt. Here are some photos of kids and newspapers.
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State Library of New South Wales, 1935
New York City, 1910 | Source: Flickr Commons
Note the newsgirl above. I thought only boys sold papers.
Newsies in DC, 1912
Dogs: What a wonderful prompt!
Since my birthday is Wednesday, this photo from the Power Museum is apropos.
National Museum of Ireland, 1912
According to the Flickr Commons site, the boy above is 9 years old.
National Museum of Ireland, 1924
Before a hunt.
Florida Memory, circa 1905
I love this trio. She’s got a great hat.
Florida Memory, circa 1905
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This week’s prompt sent me hunting for photos with three
The Field Museum, 1899
From the Allison V. Armour Expedition.
National Library of Ireland, 1929
Smiling Irish flower girls
Internet Archive, 1920
From the B & O Railroads Employee Magazine. I guess these kids were children of employees. Click here to see more inspired nostalgia.
Who else thinks these suits are better than a Speedo?
Inspired by this week’s prompt, I’ve scoured Flickr Commons for bathing suits of bygone days. Here’s what I found.
Bathing Beauties circa 1935, State Library of Queensland
State Library of NSW, 1910
Library of Congress, 1912
Florida Memory 1924
This week I’m going fishing for Sepia Saturday photos of fishing in the Flickr Commons pool.
“Fishing Holiday” from The State Library of New South Wales, n.d.
A Whopper! Missouri State Archives, 1914
A Big Catch, OSU Special Collections, n.d.
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Fish for Sale, Museum of Hartlepool (U.K.), 1930
This week’s prompt made me search for photos of twins. Here’s what I found on Flickr Commons.
Australia Maritime Museum, 1908
Aileen and Dora Woods (above)
National Library of Wales, circa 1959
The Welsh title: Dau efaill ifanc o Landderfel sy’n godro’r fuwch bob dydd er mwyn cael llaeth i’w cathod of the photo above.
State Archives of North Carolina, n.d.
Library of Queensland, 1930
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