Sepia Saturday

By Alan Burnett | Sepia Saturday brings together the contributions from bloggers throughout the world to the Sepia Saturday meme. Each week a theme image acts as inspiration for bloggers to look again at their old photographs and use them as a launch pad for investigating social and family history.

18th February 2017

This week on Sepia Saturday we are feeding the pigeons and, as this is Sepia Saturday, we are also feeding our collective imaginations as well. All …

Sepia Saturday 354

"Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Assistant Niki Vasilikis at work in John M. Gonatos' curio shop in Tarpon Springs, Florida. 1942. Color …

Deb Gould

THOSE CABINETS....<p><b>In the infamous liquor boxes I’ve got stashed in the upstairs closet, there must be fifty or so of those wonderful cabinet</b> …

Sepia Saturday 354 : The Curious Expedition Of John Gonato To Cleethorpes

The wonderful thing about Sepia Saturday theme images is that, with a little bit of creative licence, it is possible to link them to almost any …

German Sea Cadet Bands

Before the advent of modern air travel, the world was linked by a network of ships. Distance across an ocean was measured in days if not weeks. …

Sepia Saturday: Jolletts in the News

<i>Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers to share family history through old photographs.</i><p>This week’s <b>Sepia Saturday</b> photo is of a sales clerk behind the …

After the storm

Anastasia State Park, St. Augustine Beach, Florida<p>I'm sharing this post with Sepia Saturday this week. When I lived on St. Augustine Beach, the post …

Shopping Pleasures: Sepia Saturday

<b>This stationer and newsagent fits the bill in terms of crowded windows and signs - surprisingly it also acts as agent for Lipton's Teas and Lyons</b> …

The LOVELY BRIDE and How Google Screwed Up Everything

In keeping with this month's theme for Sepia Saturday I give you a bride and groom who look like they were meant to be, as opposed to the last couple …

A Pisgah trip

Pisgah Mountain is south of Asheville, along the Blue Ridge Parkway.<br>A friend and I decided to go to a lovely little spot on the side of the mountain, …

A pretty wedding

Weddings are the flavour of the month for Sepia Saturday, so this week I thought I'd feature the following photograph. The description that …

Sepia Saturday 342: August 2016. Love and Marriage - Photo Art. Part 3.

While looking through the collection "Historic Glass Plate Photos from Romania", searching for wedding and marriage images, I found this piece of art …

Sepia Saturday August 2016 Love & Marriage

Marriage and love don’t always come at the same time. But when love does come hang onto it with both hands like Lillian did.<p>Thomas MANDERSON married …

Sepia Saturday 342-b

For this week’s Sepia Saturday, we’re on our own to either follow the August prompt image or a different path. I’ve finally been able to clear up a …

Genealogy

Twenty Tiny Fingers, Twenty Tiny Toes

There are actually only ten tiny fingers, ten tiny toes in this picture, as my grandparents welcome their first great-grandchild, my niece, in 1970. …

Unknown Wedding Photograph

I found this photograph in my box of Cleage photographs. I have no idea who they are, however I am going to use them on the second Saturday of our …

Weddings

Musical Marital Arts

Single life on the stage can be lonely.<br>Better to have someone to share it with.<br>Someone who understands you<br>and can play along<br>with the ups and downs<br>of …

Sepia Saturday #343: A Barrel of Monkeys

This puppy is bringing a barrel of birthday wishes to my Aunt Sadie. His (or maybe her) barrel is very decorative with pink flowers all around to …

Board Games

Sepia Saturday 342 August 2016: Love and Marriage. The Whole Nine-Yards. Part 2

The Sepia Saturday format has been changed on a trial basis to the use of one photo a month. We're invited to submit as many posts as we wish during …

Wedding Fashions - Part One: Sepia Saturday Week 3

<b>Wedding Fashions (1865-1938) is the theme of my latest post in Sepia Saturday's August theme of Love and Marriage, with photographs from England,</b> …

The HAUNTED BRIDEGROOM

Seriously, when the preacher said "Do you take this man..." did the bride look into these eyes and think, "Ummmmm...maybe not."<p>I've never seen eyes …

Sepia Saturday 342, August 2016 : Love and Marriage

What a fabulous wedding photo we have for the prompt this month. Her gown floats like a cloud around her legs, yards and yards of diaphanous fabric …

Tracking Down The Family

Looking forward to this conference at the brand new International Convention Centre in Sydney in March 2018.<p>I’ve spent the past couple of weeks, …

Bastille Day

Liz Needle

The Return<p>An aptly named title!! It is March since I posted to my blog and so much has or has not happened since then. I'm not sure why I have …

Archie and Daisy FLEMING - Love & Marriage Sepia Saturday 342: August 2016

My maternal grandparents, Archibald William Finlay FLEMING and Daisy Marion nee MORGAN were married on the 8th of October 1932 at Daisy's parents …

Sepia Saturday #342: Bea’s School Portrait

This young girl is sitting pretty with a frame around her face. It is one of Aunt Sadie’s Valentine’s Day cards found in her <i>Shirley Temple Scrapbook</i>. …

Education