Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Photo Number 375

Gouple  and Child group Royalton Antique Shop

This must be a family.. Father and Mother and child. We have many extremes here between the mothers many finger waves and that one “out of place” pin curl ( it must have been very in fashion) and the little girls haircut with the lopped off bangs. The Mothers flapper style dress with a single string of pearls..and the little girls bared shoulders in some kind of frothy creation, which I see as seafoam green..because I see the little girl as a red head. What do you see?

This is a photo with no markings other than the photographer who was Chris Raven of Wadena, Minnesota.  He was in business from 1912 to 1914, and then during 1918 and 1922.  I will pick the 1922 date for this photograph, I believe it is a good fit for the 1920’s.  Photographers often moved from place to place..at least in Minnesota. Apparently photography was a hard business to become established in, but these young men and women kept trying.  I purchased this photo in an Antique Shop in Royalton, Minnesota.

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15 comments:

  1. I wonder if those owl-like glasses will ever come back in style! I kind of hope they do and don't.

    I coud see your colors... Maybe someone could "photoshop them up" just to see what they look like. :)

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  2. Your photos are awesome! And the girl is sooo lovely!

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  3. I'm amazed at how much the style of mens dress fashion hasn't hardly changed in a hundred years, especially compared to what has gone in and out of vogue for women.

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  4. I am often bothered by old photos I see languishing in second hand shops. How delightful that you are rescuing such as these.

    This one made me laugh for as a young girl I had that haircut!

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  5. I would also say 20s. My grandfather had those same glasses. :-) It's odd that the little girl has an off the shoulder wrap or dress. It just seems so...adult.

    Norkio

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  7. Love that frame. And I'm fascinated by the "frock" the little girl is wearing. I'm thinking it might have been a photographer's prop dress. I remember having to wear an off the shoulder odd black thing at the photo studio when I got my senior picture taken. I don't think I've ever seen a child from that time period wearing anything so revealing.

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  8. Hi,
    Very big work and very beautiful pictures.

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  9. ah, what a fun blog. has a certain feel about it. so glad blogger recommended it as a "blog of note"

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  10. hi,
    this photo is awesome, but apprently i think the childhood is taken aaway from the child

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  11. What an amazing job you are doing!

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  12. Great to see old black and white photos. I posted my picture in black and white on my profile on Facebook.

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Connie