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WW2 sailor photograph with painted coloration

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Posted 4 years ago


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This photograph is an 8" X 10" and the photo studio hand painted it to make it appear as a color photograph.

This style was very popular during and after the war.

The sailor has 4 service stars on his Asiatic Pacific Campaign ribbon, so he probably served for a few years in the war.

I love the youthful and exuberant smile on a young man who most likely witnessed the death and destruction of war.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks bratjdd.

  2. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks bones and majestic.

  3. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks tom and vetraio.

  4. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks again tlmbaran.

  5. walksoftly walksoftly, 4 years ago
    That is superb example of a hand painted portrait, thanks for sharing Scott.
  6. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking and commenting walksoftly. I agree it is one of the best examples that I have seen.

  7. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks tom.

  8. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks cultcha.


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