Vintage Snapshots

found photos & other curiosities

Category: Odd

Surprised

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Duck, 1973

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Reluctant

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circa 1960s (click to enlarge)

Face Off

Vintage circa 1920s snapshot found photo of a man facing off with an ostrich

Man vs. Ostrich, c1920s (click to enlarge)

I like the look (what you can make out of it, anyway) on the man’s face.

Portraits: Chin

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Or: “Thumb” (click to enlarge)

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)

The Front of the Shack

Vintage snapshot of shack plus blimp overhead

Shack +, c 1950s

Rear of vintage circa 1950s snapshot with caption identifying image

“The front of the shack”

Upside Down

Strange vintage 1970s color snapshot of person  doing a handstand in an open field

Upside Down, 1974

“There!”

Vintage snapshot of couple in Death Valley barren moonscape, circa 1920s

Zabriskie Point, Death Valley, c 1920s (click to enlarge)

 

Some Favorite Portraits

A random grouping of a few recently acquired shots that I think will remain favorites.

Vintage 1920s snapshot of woman standing with her arms outstretched

Beatific, c 1920s

Vintage photo of man on porch with post in way of his face

Porch, c 1920s

Odd vintage snapshot of two brothers flanking a small guy with a pistol pointed at him. Circa 1920s

Flanked, c 1920s (click to enlarge)

 

Hello 1959

Vintage 1959 snapshot of man celebrrating New Year's in 1959 by wearing a giant diaper

Greeting 1959 in his own fashion

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