Monday, 14 April 2014


a young man, unknown (to me).

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  1. There is a question in that mouth shape (which is echoed in the eyes), an unspoken question - a what or a why or a when - I'm not sure which.

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  2. It always makes me wonder, seeing pictures like this, who the people were, what they were like and what happened to them. Do you ever get anyone saying - "Hey, that's my Uncle Tarquin!" - or similar?

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    1. Rarely - unfortunately so many of these faces on old photos seem to be 'unknown' now, or rather if there is anyone who might know them, they aren't looking. I had someone contact me regarding the sender and recipient of a postcard sent over 100 years ago - they weren't related but had been researching the family.
      Having said that I view old photos (in other collections) always with a hope that I might find a long lost ancestor :)

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  3. I am always fascinated by the heavy vignettes they used to use. Looks like a young man ready to embark on the world...although he doesn't know what direction to go!

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