Saturday, 31 July 2010

If it's Saturday it must be Sepia














The day crept up on me, so here, late, is one of my oldest photographs. My paternal grandfather,whom I never met, is on the right.                                                                                         

No wise cracks about the horse, please!




27 comments:

  1. What a great photo, the horse is just magnificent!

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  2. I love these moments caught in time Jinksy - and no wisecrack about the horse (mainly because I can't think of one.)

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  3. I'm intrigued. Do you happen to know where it was taken?

    No wise cracks about the horse, although I was tempted ask, 'why the long face?'

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  4. The tent with the horse looks stable enough . . . (I'll get me coat!)

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  5. love this old pictures - and yeah - wondering why they put the horse inside the tent... (hope that was no wise crack...)
    Have a lovely saturday!

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  6. I see nothing wrong with sleeping with a horse..... great old photo.

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  7. Oh Jinksy, I loved this photo. That is a really tall horse. Just an observation. I have had to change my addy for security reasons. Wanted you let you know where I am now. Come over and follow if you choose. It is like starting over.
    QMM

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  8. I'd love to hear the story behind this photo...

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  9. wow, that is a great horse, he's huge!

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  10. Seems jodhpurs run in the family, Jinksy!

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  11. I see a family resemblance, love these old pictures.......:-) Hugs

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  12. wonderful photo, jinksy! and why in the world would any of us ever say a thing about a horse being in a tent???

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  13. I love anyone who would let the horse sleep in the tent. I wonder what the story is.

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  14. I have to laugh, and can't resist a little jib. Who is sleeping where, The horse has the tent.

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  15. Jinksy...You know, that when you asked about not commenting on the horse, you were opening the barn door, right?? :))) Sooo funny to read the comments about 'not commenting' on the horse.
    A lovely photo......and one to be treasured.
    How have you been, my friend?
    Smiles from Jackie

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  16. Old photographs are so interesting. The chap on the left intrigues me. He looks as if he's trying to develop a wasp waist!

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  17. Your Bro and I think that this photo may have been taken in Ladysmith in South Africa. Where do you think it was?

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  18. The horse got to be in the tent. That's not a wise crack. Are the men in the military? I only saw my grandfather on my mother's side twice and he died when I was very young. I don't remember him. My paternal grandfather died when I was about 7. This is a great photo, Jinksy. Do you have info on it?

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  19. Wonderful! Old photographs are such amazing links to the past.
    ;^)

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  20. I wondered about the horse and if this were a camping/hunting outing somewhere or if they were soldiers???Interesting photo for sure!

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  21. This would be a fabulous photo even if it didn't include a family member. I would love to know more about the setting too.

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  22. what a good looking fellow>>>all english i expect

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  23. if wise cracking is not allowed, well, then, nice post!!!
    (love the horse, but probably not as much as his owner... oops!!!)
    :D~
    HUGZ

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  24. That guy on the left sure strikes a macho pose.

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  25. Well, I'd like to know the before and after of the shot. Where was this taken? Why was the horse in the tent? What was your grandfather's profession? Please tell us more! Love the photo, by the way.

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  26. Okay, horse in the tent, men outside the tent.

    I am sure there is a great story to this wonderful photo.

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  27. A fun photo! Dapper looking guys. And a huge horse indeed. Your grandfather and I have something in common ;-) And it's not keeping our horse in a tent. Although I would if necessary. I'm off to ride my horse now. Glad the riding fashion has changed since then.

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