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Saturday, July 28th, 2012 12:08 pm
I'm not even close to on point with this week's theme.

But I am fascinated by this photo of my grand-aunt Murnie on 12 Aug 1929. She was 17.

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I wish I knew who the other folks are. Aunt Murnie is sitting in the back seat, closest to the front of the photo.

I guess the altitude made it cool enough for everyone to be wearing a hat.


This is a Sepia Saturday post. Head over there for more really cool photos.
(Anonymous)
Saturday, July 28th, 2012 05:30 pm (UTC)
On theme or not, that's a great old car and we get to see some millinery ofthe time.
(Anonymous)
Saturday, July 28th, 2012 09:04 pm (UTC)
What a cool photo! They must have been going on a tour, and perhaps the ones you don't know were just random folks going on the tour! They look to be having a wonderful time!
Sunday, July 29th, 2012 02:32 am (UTC)
altitude or brightness that made shading the eyes desirable (or protecting one's skin, for the women).

i wonder if that was a special car that "lived" at glen cove where one could take a picture for one's memory book.
(Anonymous)
Sunday, July 29th, 2012 11:07 am (UTC)
From Alan Burnett:
Who cares about the theme when you have a fabulous old photograph like this one to share. Full of detail - a delight to study.
(Anonymous)
Monday, July 30th, 2012 11:46 am (UTC)
3 rows of seats? I wonder what make of car that is.
(Anonymous)
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 01:35 am (UTC)
This is too funny! I have a family photo in the same car and location, but the date on mine is July 24, 1928. I posted it on my blog here: http://2338wwashingtonblvd.blogspot.com/2010/10/rite-of-passage.html

Margel