Vintage Snapshots

found photos & other curiosities

On Top of the World

Vintage circa 1920s snapshot of girl standing on top of small "hill"

c 1920s (click to enlarge)

When you think of it, everyone is on top of the world, I suppose, as long as they are not actually underground. But she really seems to be on top of things.

“I wanted it in color”

Vintage snapshot of woman with birds on her arms at Busch Gardens Park

Black-and-white birds, c 1950s (click to enlarge0

Inscription on rear reads: “Virginia took this but I wanted it in color cause the birds are so pretty.”

Attack

Vintage snapshot negative of a cat leaping towards porch

c1950s negative

Table for One

Circa 1920s vintage photo of women sitting alone at dining tables

Dining Room, 1920s (click to enlarge)

Fishing Trip

Funny vintage snapshot featuring an and dog "fishing" in what seems to be a backyard

c 1920s (click to enlarge)

The dog, to me, really makes this one.

Bird

Beautiful c1908 photo of a bird against the clouds

Bird in flight, c 1908 (click to enlarge)

Happy New Year 1958

New Year 1958 baby vintage photo

Sometimes you just can’t keep them down (click to enlarge)

Here’s to 2015. And babies.

Christmas is Still a Time of Peace

Vintage 1970s color snapshot of 2 kids at Christmastime

Peace, circa 1970s

It’s time, I feel, to revisit one of my favorite Christmas shots ever (originally posted in 2011 as “Christmas is a Time of Peace”).¬†Merry Christmas.

Baseball Glove

Vintage 1960s photo of serious boy looking at his baseball glove alongside his red bicycle

America, 1960s (click to enlarge)

There isn’t much to really say here, except that this is why snapshots are great.

Elephant, Dog, Rocker, Dress

Pretty, abstract shot of a small dog, an elephant figurine, and a view of a woman's leg and part of a rocking chair

c 1930s (click to enlarge)

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