Three happy bathers
What it is:
Photo measuring 3.5 x 5.75 inches.
What I know about it:
Nothing! Undated and unidentified.
You know I love old photos. Staring at faces that are looking back at me across the distance of a century or more can be captivating, even moving. But sometimes, I have to say, looking at people who are mostly unsmiling, posing stiffly in yards of itchy fabric, capturing on paper a moment, and probably a life, that is now long gone, it can start to feel, I don’t know, a little heavy. Sometimes I feel like I need to come up for air, to look at a newer photo, a candid photo, one with happy, smiling people. Sort of a palate cleanser, if you will. I was needing something light and refreshing today, so here is a shot that fits the bill (but is still somewhat vintage, of course, for this blog).