Saturday, April 19, 2014

Shadow Shot Sunday - Easter past




For Shadow Shadow Sunday 2, I revert to Easter past and early Spring shadows, spanning the 20 years from 1948 to 1968. The earlier pics showcase my dad and his sister, Aunt Terry on Easter Sunday 1948 in front of their homestead at 1645 Oregon Avenue in Steubenville Ohio. They are dressed in their finery including hats and suits.

The newer photo is their dad and my namesake, Grandpa (aka: Ralph, the Sage of Steubenville) in front of our East Hartford home in 1968. All were dressed nicely in honor of the beauty of the day and the new life that Easter represents...

12 comments:

colleen said...

We all looked so much alike across the country ...little girls in Easter bonnets, purses and gloves!

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely photos, happy Easter

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Old shadows just might be the best shadows of all! ;)

Chubby Chieque said...

I agree with Magical Teacher, Bro!

Oldie but goodie.

Happy Easter too.
/CC girl

Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio said...

Quite the stylish group here! Love the oldies but goodies, as always. Your Aunt Terri looks so cute dressed up like that!
Have a Blessed Easter, Ralph!

Kathe W. said...

wonderful photos- thanks for sharing them.

Gemma Wiseman said...

The reflections and shadows in the first two photos frame the smiles beautifully. And your grandpa has quite a powerful presence.

BLOGitse said...

Oh, so cool!
I remember we had to dress up on for Sunday walks or visits...those were the days :)
Our spring is one month early - yesterday temperature record was almost +18C - not normal at all!

BLOGitse

namaki said...

The boy and the girl really look alike !! ...

robin. said...

Sunday best for Easter, newness representing so much more on the blessed day. Happy Easter Ralph.

Laura said...

Wonderful series Ralph. I hope you had a lovely Easter.

toby said...

What gorgeous smiles they all have! I hope you had a great Easter :)