Posted by: notsofancynancy | August 12, 2012

Silent Sunday

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  1. so glad we do not have to dress in layers like that

  2. Is this photo in your possession?
    If so, who is it?
    Do you collect photographs?

    • These are my great aunts Hattie and Sadie. Last year I went back to Jersey where our family photos are residing at the moment and scanned 1600 family pictures. This one was among them. I am hoping someday they will make it back to California and they will once again be in my possession.

  3. I am glad we no longer dress with so much “coverage”–but they are really beautiful! Wonder how often they washed clothing like this! Debra

    • Looking at the temperature here in So Cal Desert and it is 116 in the direct sunlight I am SO glad we do not have to wear such clothing. lol Not sure how often they washed them but I am sure it was quite the chore.

  4. Very modern, at the time!

  5. How did you get the picture of me and Aunt Flo?

    • ah hahaha That is Hattie and Sadie. My Great Aunts. You made me laugh!

  6. What a fantastic photo thank you for sharing 🙂

  7. They must have had giant closets, look at all that gear for one outfit.

  8. No wonder they had to travel with trunks and trunks of clothes! I love old pictures. I have been known to buy them at antique stores even though I have no clue who they are! 🙂

    • I love them too. I have quite a few of my family members and lots of tin types. It is a glimpse into the past.

  9. It seems everyone, no matter their circumstance had class and grace in the 19th century.


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