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Dee Burris Blakley ([personal profile] dee_burris) wrote2011-03-19 09:18 pm

Sepia Saturday: Williams

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Jo Desha Williams, with his sons Cedric and Paul, Thanksgiving 1899








This is a Sepia Saturday post.

giddy up

(Anonymous) 2011-03-20 03:57 am (UTC)(link)
Wonderful shot! A big day for those two boys. And no turkey in site.

[identity profile] imagespast.wordpress.com (from livejournal.com) 2011-03-20 08:20 am (UTC)(link)
What a great old photo - look at the distance between the boys' feet and the stirrup, they must have felt very high up on that horse. You can just see a couple of faint figures watching from the porch :-) Jo

(Anonymous) 2011-03-20 10:45 pm (UTC)(link)
What a beautiful photograph! Love the little guys' caps and leggings. :)

(Anonymous) 2011-03-20 10:47 pm (UTC)(link)
Not sure why this said I was anonymous!

Come visit me...I have a sepia saturday post up, too...

www.myfivemen.blogspot.com :)

(Anonymous) 2011-03-21 04:36 am (UTC)(link)
That horse looks so very, very tall! (Or the man holding the horse is short?) The porch on the house in the background is very nice. And I'm wondering about the climate in November, wondering where this was taken. It must have been in the south? Great photograph!
Nancy from My Ancestors and Me

(Anonymous) 2011-03-21 08:12 am (UTC)(link)
What a gorgeous old photo, the children are gorgeous.

[identity profile] dee-burris.livejournal.com 2011-03-21 11:35 am (UTC)(link)
Yes, it was in Russellville, Pope Co., AR.

horse and porch

(Anonymous) 2011-03-22 06:07 pm (UTC)(link)
I really like seeing the family standing out front proudly showing their horse. I really like the designs on the porch. I don't think I have ever seen any detailing like that before now. Great.