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Child Holding an Umbrella (detail).  Photograph by Leslie Jones 1934-56.  Courtesy of the Boston Public Library bpl.org

Child Holding an Umbrella (detail). Photograph by Leslie Jones 1934-56. Courtesy of the Boston Public Library bpl.org

"For some reason I always liked this picture. I don't know why. Maybe it reminds me of rainy days and I'd be stuck inside, and mom would bake something. Maybe that's it."  -Joe, 70's Child

As a mom, this is very appealing! I get to workout and have my child with me and enjoying quality time together? Ill take it! no-need-for-a-personal-trainer baby-kids-children

Trade Card.  Courtesy of the Boston Public Library bpl.org

Best umbrella in use, will retain its color in sun or rain; much lighter than alpaca, will not .

Victorian turned backwards umbrella

This was a card given to men to advertise houses of prostitution. When men came into town, they were sneakingly given these kinds of cards at the train station up until the or so.

Édouard Bisson | Academic /Genre painter | Tutt'Art@ | Pittura * Scultura * Poesia * Musica |

Édouard Bisson

Édouard Bisson | Academic /Genre painter | Tutt'Art@ | Pittura * Scultura * Poesia * Musica |

1913 Life August 28 - Boston gets things done; Coles Phillips; Romance Number

1913 Life August 28 - Boston gets things done; Coles Phillips; Romance Number

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A man crosses a street as snow falls over Rome on February 3 2012

Colosseum closes and drivers abandon cars as snow falls on Rome for the first time in 26 YEARS

A man crosses a street as snow falls over Rome on February 3 2012