This is another snapshot from the Detroit Lakes Antique Shop.
This is a 1938 photograph taken in the Tango Gardens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I wonder if the gardens are still there?
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That's a very sweet picture! Have a good day Connie.
I live in suburban Philadelphia, near Valley Forge National Historic Park, and I've never even heard of Tango Gardens or Tango Island Park.I suspect it is long gone - there used to be (back in the 20's and 30's) a number of steamboat lines that took people to a number of amusement parks located on islands in the Delaware River - the only one I am vaguely familar with is this one (Burlington Island Park) with included a huge dance hall and jazz musicians:http://www.westjerseyhistory.org/images/Burlington/burlingtonisland/index.shtml which closed in 1934. I'll ask my dad, but I don't think he was ever a tango dancer.
I love how relaxed and comfortable this photo is. She is posing, certainly, but she is comfortable with the photographer - family member or other loved one.
Makes me think of Andrew Wyeth's "Christina's World" because of the pose.
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