Monday, April 16, 2012
Cynthia Shenette) What a pretty young lady. She looks like she's celebrating some kind of special occasion. A graduation or confirmation perhaps? The style of clothing looks like the photograph was taken in the late 1910s. I don't have any photographer information, and nothing is written on the back of the photograph. She and her family were probably members of Worcester's Polish community. If you recognize her let me know. I'd love to hear from you...
Monday, April 9, 2012
(Digital Image. Photograph Privately Held By Cynthia Shenette; Text Copyright (c) 2012 Cynthia Shenette) Isn't this a lovely family portrait? I wonder who these people are. Once again, I suspect they are members of Worcester's Polish immigrant community. Unfortunately there is no photo studio information or information of any kind written or stamped on the photo. Judging by the style of dress my guess is the photo was probably taken some time in the late 1910s. I love the Mary Pickford style curls on the older girl and the hair bows on both girls. It's kind of hard to tell because her face isn't showing, but I suspect the girl with the curls might be the oldest child. The children look to be about two years apart in age, and the baby (who I think is a boy) looks to be about two. Given the ages of the children, the man and woman were probably married around 1908, give or take a couple of years.
If you recognize any of the people in my photo I'd love to hear from you!
Monday, April 2, 2012
Cynthia Shenette) I don't know if this is an Easter bonnet or not, but it has plenty of frills upon it and is a fun photo to post for Easter week! I love the woman's fancy hat, and given that she is holding a large bouquet of flowers it is probably a special occasion of some kind. An engagement perhaps? The photo is on a cardboard mount stamped with the following photographer information: Park Audia, 503 Main St. Worcester, Mass., H.W. Karlson Prop.