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Posted 4 years ago

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1- Grand mother around 1915 (I think... She was born in 1886!).
2- Grand mother around 1930.
3- Grand father around 1930.
4- Mom around 1930, she was 4.

Very precious family memories, and I think the photograph was an artist !

Thank you for your visit :-))


  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    very beautiful!!
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 4 years ago
    Great photo's, love them all!
    But I am partial to photo #4 of your grandmother, a very beautiful lady!
  3. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    So beautiful ! Thanks for sharing them :-)
  4. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Thank you for your so kind comments Sean, Walksoftly and Mani I love you too!
    I'm Grrr about pictures on the side... Before sending the post, they were ok!
    Any hint about that?
  5. walksoftly walksoftly, 4 years ago
    CW seems reluctant to fix the problem that arises from people using mobile devices to post their images. They need to get with the program, not everyone uses a desktop anymore (there are fewer of us each day).
  6. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Hi Phil! What do you mean by blue cast?
    I photographed the old pics with my phone :-/
    I'll try to scan them when I get my new scanner/printer, and repost from my pc!
  7. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Walksoftly, will repost as you said, thank you :-)
  8. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 4 years ago
    Beautiful family.
  9. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Phil, I tried to Email you at the address on your profile, but had an undelivered mail message "Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable". Did you change it?
    DrFluffy, thank you for your so kind comment!
  10. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Thanks Vladimir and austro for your loves :-)
  11. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
    Lovely photos kyra! You have great DNA going for you here ;)
  12. Bootson Bootson, 4 years ago
    Great family portraits. I see the resemblance in you to your mother.

    "the apple doesn't fall far from the tree"
  13. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Shareurpassion, many thanks for the DNA compliment ;-))

    Bootson many many thanks too! (It seems the apple had cranial trauma when falled :-P )
  14. Bootson Bootson, 4 years ago
    Well it's nice to meet another member of the club! :-P
    Few of us make it this far without a little trauma.
  15. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Lol! So, we're at least two !;-D
  16. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 4 years ago
    Your family is so chic!
  17. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Thank you BelleEpoque! They had very hard time as childs, coming from poor families with lots of children in the East of France.
    My grand-father settled in Indochina at beginning of 20th and he became very wealthy as Citroen representant.
  18. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 4 years ago
    Wow, what a story!
  19. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
    I love genealogy, old family pictures and everything French. Wonderful photos! Beautiful people!
  20. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Vintagelamp, your visit and comment is much appreciated! Thank you :-)
  21. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 4 years ago
    Thanks kyratango for shareing your family memories. It sounds like my own grandgrand parents. Beatiful the pictures also sure the photographer was an artist. There is a very nice film, Argentinend French a, La camara oscura, that probably you will enjoy
    Synopsis et détails
    Dans une colonie d'immigrants juifs d'Entre Rios, en Argentine, à la fin du 19e siècle, le film raconte l'histoire de Gertrudis. Sa famille l'a toujours trouvée laide, qu'elle soit bébé, petite fille ou adolescente. Devenue femme, les gens du village s'accordent aussi à la trouver décidemment laide. C'est seulement quelques années plus tard, mariée et mère de famille, qu'elle sera vue autrement par un photographe français, artiste surréaliste, qui gagne sa vie en faisant des portraits de famille. Il va être le seul à découvrir, avec un autre regard, la beauté particulière de cette femme, la richesse et la créativité de son monde intérieur. A travers son "regard", Gertrudis commencera à "se voir".
  22. paris1925 paris1925, 4 years ago
    le portrait craché de sa maman-)
  23. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Thank you kivatinitz for your comment and the links, very interesting story!
    Paris, smaack!
  24. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
    Your family is aristocratic and so very genteel and fine. Mine were a little rough around the edges..but hey (1) they were all good looking "sparklers". Cut ups and clowns. All we did was LAUGH!
  25. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thanks PCC! They were not at all aristocratic (she did sewing and he was mecanician), but made themselves evoluate by moving to Indochina at the beginning of 20th and becoming rich and influent, beeing the biggest car seller in whole the area!
    Laugh was too in the family, my grand-father had a vietnamese pig pet, and was sued for letting him wander in the street!
  26. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
    Ah Ha! Good for grandpa!! Really tho, your "people" really look so beautiful. They are delightful to look at. The have perfect features. Do you look like any of them?
  27. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    PCC, Indeed! I'm all from my mother :-)
    Last pic here Ô..ô
  28. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    OOOhh, OAS! Je suis très émue de votre si gentil commentaire :-)
    I'm very touched from your so kind comment!
  29. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
    Wonderful photos kyratango!
  30. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Elizabethan, thank you so much, I feel blessed to have them in such intact condition :-)
  31. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
    Oh---what a sweetheart you are!!
  32. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
    Nice to see your grandmother once again---Your family all look regal, or like "movie stars".
  33. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thank you PCC for hitting the love again :-) and for your regal comment too!
  34. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Here is the success story of Émile, my grand-father:
  35. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Very interesting article!
  36. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thank you Walksoftly and Manikin for your interest and love for my Grand-father history!
  37. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
    Thank you for posting !! Lovely family!! Thanks for sharing !!!
  38. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Ooh! Thank you so much Rose for loving my family photos, and for your kind compliment :-)
  39. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    Martika, Windwalker, thank you for your lovely visit!

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