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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Photos from Great Britain

These photos were all purchased from an Ebay seller in Great Britain.

Beautiful four-generation photo! I have decided that multi-generation photos like this qualify for this site!

These adult siblings are so alike (and like their parents) it's quite striking!

Beautiful family, young teen daughter proud of her long hair.

Taken by C Treaver (I think), in Halifax (UK)

German family photos

These people aren't named so we have to guess. Nowadays we might assume, due to their older appearance, that these are grandparents with their grandchildren, and that may be the most likely scenario, however people often had children later in life, and also didn't always have (or choose to use) the "benefit" of hair dyes and youthful hair styles or makeup styles ( or surgery?)

This is the back of the photo above it. My German friend translates it as "June 1929; Kinderfest" (children's party)

So cute!

The back of the photo above it.

Taken April 1920 in Meissen (an area in northern Germany known for its beautiful pottery). The rest translates as "On the bench between Margot Kalte and Heidi Schanfuss sits Reingard."

Sigh. So I guess this picture doesn't really qualify for this site. Oh well!

These were both purchased from an Ebay seller in Great Britain.

Unnamed photos from Great Britain

These photos were quite the find for me! They are all purchased from an Ebay seller in Great Britain. None of them have names on them.

This is a photo postcard made somewhere in Europe. The print on the back is primarily English, but also French and German. There is no handwriting.

This one is possibly from France. ("carte postale" on back) No handwriting.

I don't know for sure whether this is one family, but there is such a family resemblance among many of these girls and young women that I wanted to include it.

This is an Azo photo postcard; I don't know if that means it's from any particular country. I am guessing North America though due to the wooden house behind.

Osborne family, and Blanche and Dorothy's family....

Source: purchased from Ebay seller, Great Britain.

This picture was taken at the Palace Grounds, Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 5, 1932. They are named on the back in an interesting manner. You have to hold the photo up to the light, and lines are drawn from the names to the silhouettes. So, seated behind is the father, Clyde Osborne; in front from left to right (as viewed from the front of the photo) are Beverly, Robert, Evelyn, Junior (must also be Clyde, then) and Lorraine.

Source: purchased from Ebay seller, Great Britain.

These lovely children are all prepared for some party or holiday. A couple of girls are displaying little bell garlands.

The back of the photo says "Blanche, Dorothy." It's likely that they are the names of two of the children, but they could also have been to whom the photo was meant to be sent (it's in postcard format.) Photo taken by Thirlwell, Photographers,who had offices in Stockton, Middlesboro, West Hartlepool, Newcastle, Darlington, & Bishop Auckland, so this family could have been from any of those places.