Tag Archives: 19th century

Sepia Saturday

Every week Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers with a prompt. This week’s prompt has three men in a boat. I went hunting for photos with three boys. To see more Sepia Saturday posts, click here. E. & H.T. Anthony. Anthony’s stereoscopic views. … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday

Every week Sepia Saturday inspires bloggers to share photos based on a visual prompt. This week’s photo inspired me to find a photo of a young boy in a sailor suit, but there are other options (e.g. brothers, suit, pairs, … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday

Every week Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers with a visual prompt. This week concludes a alphabetic prompt series with Z and a zoom lens. I decided to time travel to 19th century zoos. Johnston, Frances Benjamin, photographer. School children looking at bison … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday

Every week Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers with an image. The photo above is of early X-Ray recipients. My goodness, what’s going on with these contraptions? I feel for the woman on the left. Here’s what I found on the Library … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday

Each week Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers with a visual prompt. This week’s prompt inspired me to look for photos of waterfalls from long ago. To see more historic inspired images, click here.

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Sepia Saturday

Each week Sepia Saturday provides a prompt to inspire bloggers with some nostalgia or history. This week, as I see the rain outside my window, the prompt is particularly apt. The Library of Congress has some wonderful Japanese woodblock prints … Continue reading

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Clarke and Glessner Houses

Saturday I toured Chicago’s Clarke and Glessner Houses south of the Loop on the rejuvenated Prairie Avenue, where millionaires once lived and have recently returned after a bleak era when light industry and parking lots took over the neighborhood. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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1893 World’s Fair

When I read Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City, I got swept up by the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago, otherwise known as the Colombian Exposition. Such beauty, grandeur and spirit. How I wish I could have gone … Continue reading

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