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 March, 2012

A Toast!

To a year of this blog!

To amazing old photographs!

To wonderful archives!

And especially to all my wonderful fans and viewers!


Ballet dancer Edward Villella raises a toast with his choreographer and others to celebrate his performance on the New York Stage, 1969. Source

American writer Erskine Caldwell and Russian writer Alexei Tolstoy toast with cognac, Moscow, 1941. Source

Shirley Temple toasts her new husband John Agar on their wedding day, California, 1945. Source

An army man on leave drinks a toast with his family and two army friends, Cheshire, England, 1944. Source

Two men toast Chinese New Year, Chinatown [NY? San Fran?], 1912. Source

Bohemian artists raise a toast at an indoor picnic, Sydney, Australia, 1907. Source

Cosmopolitan magazine editor raises a bottle of champagne to her magazine's millionth copy, NYC, 1965. Source

American teenagers drink a toast at an inn in Heidelberg, Germany, 1947. Source

Marilyn Lovell toasts the safe return of her husband, Apollo 8 astronaut Jim Lovell, Houston, Texas, 1968. Source

1 comment:

Maša said...

to many more great posts! :)

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