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

16 February, 2012

More Children of Former Days

Another series of exceptionally cute children from the past (the first is here)!

Twins feeding a lamb, the Netherlands, 1960. Source

Bundled-up children in Moscow, 1959. Source

Christmas card group portrait, Queensland, Australia, c. 1910-1920. Source

Children at a birthday party, 1956. Source

Little dancers in Sydney, Australia, 1934. Source

Children and a toy boat, Lysekil, Sweden, c. 1890. Source

A little girl posed with book and dog, NYC, 1957. Source

A sweet pair, 1928. Source

Celebrating St. David's Day (note the paper leeks!) in Barmouth, Wales, 1960. Source

Little boys in Greek national dress, Brisbane, 1930s. Source

White and Maori children at school together, New Zealand, 1946. Source

A little boy wrapping a Christmas present, 1942. Source

Little girls at Dutch liberation celebrations, 1945. Source

Children tired from a day out, London, 1943. Source

Cute children in Caher, Tipperary, Ireland, 1905. Source

Schoolboys wave their flags, Australia, 1934. Source

Children with a tiger cub, the Netherlands, 1960. Source

A snow princess in Wexford, Ireland, c. 1880. Source

A lost child being looked after by a policeman at the National Eisteddfod in Wales, 1958. Source

An irresistible Pacific Islander boy in Innisfail, Australia, c. 1902. Source

Air raid practice in Melbourne, 1942. Source

A refugee child gets a piece of bread from a soldier, 1918. Source

A child dressed in uniform, Victoria, Australia, 1915. Source

A little child in WW2, watching the march, 1942. Source

Little children in the slums of Sydney, Australia, 1949. Source

A little girl on a swing, Australia, 1935. Source

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