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

13 February, 2012

The Kiss

I think Valentine's Day is silly but I love love, so we'll do this today. ;)

A sailor kisses his wife as he holds his baby for the first time, Sydney, Australia, 1968. Source

A kiss at a corn husking party, Alfred, Maine, 1953. Source

A navy man kisses a woman on the return of the HMAS Sydney to Australia, 1941. Source

Baseball player Yogi Berra being kissed by his wife, 1949. Source

Miss Philippines gives a kiss to General Douglas MacArthur, the Philippines, 1961. Source

Composer Igor Stravinsky kisses his wife, Hollywood, 1947. Source

A mother gives her sailor son a parting kiss, c. 1910. Source

A couple kissing while in a booth with friends, Kansas, 1946. Source

A man gets a kiss from his grandson, Virginia, 1972. Source

A couple kisses during Mardi Gras, Paris, 1937. Source

A picnic kiss, 30s-40s (Denmark?) Source

A kiss aboard ship, 1914. Source

Two little children kiss under the mistletoe, Germany, 1930. Source

A kiss between two University of Michigan students, flying in the face of a campus kissing ban, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1957. Source

Winner of the 1960 Indy 500 kissing his wife. Source

And another winner of an auto race receives a congratulatory kiss from his wife, Mexico, 1953. Source

A kiss between the newly crowned Miss Venus and a recently released prisoner of war, London, 1943. Source

A Grenadier guard's kiss, 1934, Sydney, Australia. Source

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