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When family members pass away, often small treasures are found within their belongings. These two snapshots were in an envelope of loose photographs in my uncle's flat. We have our own personal copies of these, but not with commentary written on the back.

Our family lived in Vancouver, Canada when these were taken, and I think my mother sent photos home to her sister in Norway with text on the back explaining who, what, when, where etc. On the back of this one it says: "Taken by Anne Toril" - in other words, this is one of my very early photographic endeavors Smile What fun.

The two pictured here are my mother and father - some of you may recognize a much younger version of my mother than what I've previously uploaded to the gallery.

Another photograph, v2, shows me with an old camera that my father used to let me use - he would help me with the settings and then tell me to "shoot".

Thanks for allowing me this trip down memory lane, and for looking,

Anne

Let's get something started here Smile

Recording media:scanned b&w Photo
Title:Days Gone By
Username:AnneWorner AnneWorner
Uploaded:1 Feb 2013 - 1:43 AM
Tags:Black and white, Every Day, Film, General, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Portraits/people, Vintage
Votes:39
Voters:Deep_Bhatia · Hermanus · Rogerex · gajewski · Daisymaye · CarolG · andylea · jdinne · WhiteRose1 · mrswoolybill · woolybill1 · Badgerfred · EAS · Fefe · NDODS · Rende · Herge88 · franken · AnnChown · leontari · jaktis · lifesnapper · Greyheron · Alan_Baseley · paulb20 · jasonrwl · meniko · derekhansen · SteveMoulding · bromley-smith · ChiliMan · Tibetan · IgorKo · Richsr · Source · banehawi · andmolliethedog · User_Removed · Dave87 ·
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JimV
JimV  9 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 3:52 AM

Thank YOU for taking us down memory lane with you Anne, all the way back to 1956 (from the licence plate)!
I think you did a better job of taking V1 than whoever took V2, though it's nice to see the young you!
Rgds., Jim

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
31 Jan 2013 - 2:24 PM

Nice car my late Father had a Canadian Hudson in the early 50's V6. don't make cars like that anymore, memories that's what these are all about, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Source
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31 Jan 2013 - 11:58 PM

Wonderful photos
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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 1:37 AM

Two great oldies, love the laudry in v2--

I love old photos-- got a ton from my parents and John's -- so enjoyed seeing yours!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
1 Feb 2013 - 3:18 AM

Great golden oldies Anne !! Love the Pontiac !!Grin

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Rogerex
Rogerex  931 forum posts Australia12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 3:28 AM

Good to see these reminders of the past. I should scan some of mine too.
Thanks for sharing.
Roger

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gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 11gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 4:20 AM

Anne, you were shooting great shots from the very beggining -- and I love you holding that camera.
-=\Walter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 5:15 AM

I too love old photos and have hundreds. V1 is very well taken by you as a little girl. .......Sandy

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 6:12 AM

What wonderful memories, Anne, love the cigarette in the lady's hand in V.1 Grin. V.2 is so cute, you started you photographic life very earlySmile Carol

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
1 Feb 2013 - 8:23 AM

Wonderful treasured memories Anne.

John

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 8:39 AM

Was that your attempt at 'smiling for the camera', on v2, Anne! Smile Wonderful memories. Have you started something here....

Dave

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8774 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1264 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 9:01 AM

Hey, had the better eye for composition even at that age! Wink
Moira

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1 Feb 2013 - 11:04 AM

Excellent............. Love old photographsGrin
Diane

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 11:07 AM

Special memories. Great that there was info on the back. So often old photos lack any info. A nightmare for those of us who carry out research into the family tree and never know the answer as to whom we are looking at!

Ann

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NDODS Plus Member 44308 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 12:06 PM

About Memories

C'est quelque chose qui nous échappe
les souvenirs qui filent en vrac
Dans les mailles de son filet
la mémoire veut les attrapper
Mais comment oublier
toute cette vie qui fut la nôtre
elle restera dans l'éternité
racontée par tant d'autres.

It is something that avoids us
the memories which go off loose
In the stitches of his net
memory wants attrapper
But how forget
all this life which was ours
she will stay in eternity

Regards Nathan
told by so many others.

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 3:05 PM

Thank you for sharing your treasures with us Anne - what a wonderful find.
Ann

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1 Feb 2013 - 4:44 PM

this is so moving...

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jaktis
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1 Feb 2013 - 4:44 PM

Such a great treasure

Peter

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1 Feb 2013 - 5:37 PM

What Treasures indeed Anne, and so lovely to have them to look back on, as no doubt, the younger members of your Family will do in many Years to come.

John Smile

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1 Feb 2013 - 6:44 PM

Great stuff Ann
Jason

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meniko
meniko  4 Cyprus
1 Feb 2013 - 8:49 PM

you see, thats an early proof how gifted you are!!!
wonderful shot!
meniko

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1 Feb 2013 - 9:12 PM

My parents have many photographs from this period. Fascinating and much treasure.
Derek

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2 Feb 2013 - 8:31 AM

Love these. Thanks so much for sharing this trip with us, Anne. How old were you when you shot V1?? 'Cos it's an EXCEPTIONAL shot. Goodness. You've had it in your blood, obviously. And so very cute you are in V2, face all scrunched up in the sun Grin

Once again, thanks for these Smile

Andrew

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
2 Feb 2013 - 10:54 AM

Hope I can put a vote in now Ann, regards Leon. sorry it got lostGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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4 Feb 2013 - 11:38 AM

A fine memory for you Anne

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AnneWorner
5 Feb 2013 - 1:16 AM

Thanks to all who stopped by Smile

Anne

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fabulous and authentic to boot.............love this type of work.

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10 Feb 2013 - 10:35 AM

Lovely nostalgic trip for you Anne. Time passes by much too quickly.!!GrinGrin
Ron

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