History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

08 May, 2011


It's Mother's Day, at least in North America (maybe also Australia and New Zealand)... so, of course, photographs of mothers across the decades and countries, loving their children.

Arizona, c.1922-1953. Source

 The Netherlands, undated. Source

Actress Helen Twelvetrees and her son Jack Woody, Sydney, 1936.  Source

The Dutch Queen Wilhelmina with her daughter Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina, 1909. Source

Indonesia, 1946. Source

c. 1900. Source

c.1900. Source

Viola and Agnes Chihuahua, 1916. Source

Early colour, c.1915. Source

1 comment:

Juliano Krentz (Brazil) said...

wonderful photographs!!

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