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Posted 6 years ago


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I love this picture of my Grandad (child in the middle, of course) with his parents. I don't know what they were doing. It appears they were in their Sunday finest and just sitting and enjoying the day.


  1. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
    I love old photo's, are they sitting on a dock, the house is too far back for it to be part of it. I like the bent wood decorative piece on the front, it's like poor man's wrought iron.
  2. Love.anything.old Love.anything.old, 6 years ago
    I believe they are sitting on a dock not far from their house. My husband thinks they are fishing. I love the poor man's wrought iron too although I'm not sure how sturdy it would be. I think it certainly adds to the overall charm of the picture. Thank you so much for commenting.

    Thank you to Hedgewalker, Manikin and scandinavian_pieces.
  3. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
    Definitely decorative, & charming. What year was this taken based on you GF's age, it looks like a tin type?
  4. Love.anything.old Love.anything.old, 6 years ago
    My Grandad was born on May 26, 1886, and I believe he was 11 years old in this picture, so if my addition-subtraction is correct, this was taken in 1897, and yes it is a tin type. They (pictures from that era) really did turn out well don't you think. Thanks so much for your interest.
  5. Love.anything.old Love.anything.old, 6 years ago
    Thank you timbaran and vanskyock24.
  6. Bootson Bootson, 6 years ago
    The slight curve in the "dock" and the railing made me guess it was a small walking bridge over a creek maybe.
  7. Love.anything.old Love.anything.old, 6 years ago
    That you Bootson. That's a good possibility. I believe there is definitely water below them. I appreciate your comment. Lao
  8. Love.anything.old Love.anything.old, 6 years ago
    Thanks Manikin. Always love the love. Lao
  9. Love.anything.old Love.anything.old, 6 years ago
    Thank you toolate2. Lao
  10. Love.anything.old Love.anything.old, 5 years ago
    Thank you filmnet, packrat-place and mrmajestic1. Appreciate your love. Lao

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