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

12 July, 2011

Bon Appetit

A century of people eating stuff. 

A lovely British picnic. Source

A little boy eating a hot dog, US, 1972. Source

Walt Disney eating chicken, in Brazil for some reason, 1941. Source

Adorable Japanese girl eating rice, Japan, 1949. Source

A merry picnic on the rocks, US....1900s or 10s, I think. Source

Photographer eating...er... 'hotchpot'. If you know what this is, do leave a comment! Undated...20s-50s, I suppose. Source

Homesteader feeding his little girl at the Pie Town barbeque, New Mexico, 1939. Source

Motorcyclists eating smoked sausage after a test drive, the Netherlands, 1931. From their amusement I think they're thinking the same thing you are. Source

An auto worker (a 'striking' auto worker, in the caption) eating a New Year's dinner, Flint, Michigan, 1937. Source

An older woman also enjoying a hot dog, US, 1972. Source

Woman eating spagetti, NYC, 1941-- #5 in a terrific series of 6 [if you're interested, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6] by our good friend Alfred Eisenstaedt. Source

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

cool shots. makes me hungry!

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