Friday, 9 September 2011

Friday My Town: Grandparents’ Day

The Friday My Town Shoot Out theme this week is either Grandparents’ Day or Patriot Day (September 11).

We don’t have a special Grandparents’ Day in Sweden; neither do we have a Patriot Day (even if September 11 and the events in New York 10 years ago will no doubt be commemorated in the media here too).

I did, however, have grandparents. And as they lived in or near the town that is now My Town, that should qualify them for this post ;)

I cannot, of course, take credit for the original photos, though…

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Left: My maternal grandparents, married 1928.
Right: My paternal grandparents, married 1930.

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If you want to read a bit more about them,
there will be an extended post in my other blog,
Beyond the Lone Islands.

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See others’ interpretations of the themes of the day here.

7 comments:

  1. These are wonderful photos!! I don't think I have any wedding pictures of my grandparents, wish I did. I'm looking at those veils and are the men wearing white gloves? We have grandparents day here, an I think it is coming up!

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  2. I love old photographs, it's good to see these in such good condition.

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  3. The class in both photos is not found in today's world. These are wonderful!!

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  4. These are wonderful photos to remind the next generations of their love ones.

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  5. I love the photographs of older times, these are beautiful dear Dawn, the couples look so elegant in their fine clothes and accessories.
    xoxoxo ♡

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  6. Ah ha, I see your paternal grandparents were married around the same time as my maternal grandparents. The fashions of the day were the same!

    Maybe one of these days I will get a scanner and be able to show their photos! Love yours!

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  7. love these shots Monica. great memories. I have posted for Patriot Day.

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