I have been sifting through my collection of cabinet photos and early snapshots this weekend, and happened to come across a couple that need to be shared and appreciated by others, instead of kept in a box or album. Although I love the old studio portraits, I'm really starting to search for early snapshots of people in everyday life, posing near their home, their car, or with a beloved pet. You really get a feel for how people lived, what they wore, and what they considered worthy of photographing!
There's only one appropriate caption for this picture: "I've got a possum by the tail!"
Aren't these little boys adorable? You can sense how much fun they were having with their wagon:
This proud family appears to have had five daughters, a son, then one more daughter:
This primary school reader has a distinctive arts and crafts cover design, which was at the height of popularity when it was published in 1912:
I have so many more pictures to share, but need to get them scanned into my computer. That's all for now, hope you have a creative day!