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Re: how about this

Postby grammer » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:05 pm

Being query week -by the look of things :lol: :lol: :lol:

I put this photo up a couple of years ago
no one in the family has any idea- who what or where-
it was in a box of the late mother in laws bits and pieces

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Re: how about this

Postby Rocker » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:47 pm

That is one great photo Grammer.

Looks like a Summer wedding. Some of the guests have buttonholes.
The background intrigues me. Are those chimneys? Would the guests be up on a veranda somewhere ? Hope someone can identify anyone.
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Re: how about this

Postby Strum » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:53 pm

I thought that Rocker. Gotta be a row of Cottages in the background and the folks are on some little grassy slope because they wouldn't be lying or kneeling on concrete would they? Gotta be a wedding. Curious photo though.

Here we go again. Mystery row of Cottages. :D
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Re: how about this

Postby Navanman » Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:23 am

Unusual photo. It does look like a wedding photo.

I don't recognise anybody in it - sorry.



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Re: how about this

Postby jwdalk » Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:15 am

Unusual photo alright. It looks as if they are against a garden wall, the telegraph pole is on the far side of the cottages, so we're looking at the back of the cottages, so the wall is possibly a back garden wall. Strange sort of a wedding photo, the only one who looks as if she might be a bride is kneeling. I wonder if it's an extended family group? The guy with his head in the girl's lap looks quite a character, particularly as everybody else looks quite formal, even the young guys wearing what look like plimsoles at the right front. Eleven men and twenty two women, including the young boy and girl - ( gotta fancy your chances with those odds :D ), From the clothes and hair stlyles it looks like the 1920's, maybe the shortage of men due to the war????
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Re: how about this

Postby Sinead » Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:50 pm

I think this photo is after the Second World War - look at the frock lengths.
Hair styles are more 1940's as well.

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Re: how about this

Postby Micheál » Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:59 pm

What's on the back of the photo?
Print manufacturer?
Developers Stamp?
Number?

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Re: how about this

Postby Rocker » Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:37 pm

Some great family likness in photo. That girl with the man's hat is very like the lady behind her and the younger girl is like the lady , second row with the light coloured hat behind the girl with the man's hat (real Blackrock way of explaining!!).

Were any of the mother-in-laws people from Blackrock ...that lady with the vee neck dress third row (kindly smile) is the image of the late Kathleen Byrne.

Even though some of the lads have flowers in buttonholes I think it is too casual for a wedding. Most ladies wore a hat, begged, borrow or steal to a wedding.
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Re: how about this

Postby Strum » Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:57 pm

Rocker wrote:Even though some of the lads have flowers in buttonholes I think it is too casual for a wedding. Most ladies wore a hat, begged, borrow or steal to a wedding.



Yep makes sense Rocker, why the flowers then? Anniversary?
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Re: how about this

Postby Gulliver » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:06 pm

Photo seems a little odd - looks like a wedding without the groom - perhaps he's the horizontal one in front and one of those in hats is the bride.
And why does it seem that most people are looking to the right of the photographer? It would have been very rare to have 2 cameras at an event in those days
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Re: how about this

Postby Gerald » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:32 pm

Here's a little clearer copy:
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Re: how about this

Postby Strum » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:38 pm

Well done Ger, and you got the full picture in, much better, great job. ;)
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Re: how about this

Postby grammer » Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:58 pm

Sorry gang I have no idea who the people are -what year or anything
like you all tho there are a couple of faces that maybe could be related to the Corrigan side -I dont know tho
no info on the back of the photo -it seems to be a copy-"The paper manufactured by Kodak"
As you people have already said it looks like a photo from 40s/50s-
I 'm gonna try and find out if any one knows anything about it. dontknow dontknow dontknow
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Re: how about this

Postby grammer » Wed Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

Been pondering over the photo and maybe getting a little closer to finding out -who-where and when.

Sisters or mother and daughters?
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Re: how about this

Postby grammer » Sun Feb 01, 2015 1:40 pm

Are these ours or is it them pesky Russians again?
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Re: how about this

Postby Gerald » Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:25 pm

Zorro has really moved on eh?
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Re: how about this

Postby Strum » Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:41 pm

Geo-engineering to combat "global warming" commenced over Ireland 2 January 2009. ;)
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Re: how about this

Postby grammer » Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:50 pm

The group photo I put it up on fkbook and within a couple of hours -its more or less sorted.
Just goes to show I suppose dontknow dontknow :D :D :D :D
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Re: how about this

Postby Holla » Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:56 pm

grammer wrote:The group photo I put it up on fkbook and within a couple of hours -its more or less sorted.
Just goes to show I suppose dontknow dontknow :D :D :D :D


Well don't leave us hanging,where was it and who :?:
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