My family part III

September 13th, 2011


Possibly the most Ukrainian photo of all time, 1950


My grandma teaching in Odessa 1963/1970


My great-aunt Anya, I wish there were more photos of the house behind her!


My grandma and friends (I see why she loves when I do my hair in crown braids now)


1958


My auntie on the right in a handmade costume


1953


If my great-aunt was a young lady now, she’d totally be a fashion blogger.


1950


1950


1948

I also made a little collection of the place/date stamps from some of the photos, I think they’re lovely:

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21 Comments

  1. Colin says:

    oh MAN the little boy with the doll is priceless!

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  2. Colin says:

    oh maybe it’s a girl actually. er still, what a lovely family group!

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    kris atomic says,

    September 13th, 2011 @ 1:47 am

    haha, I have no idea, I stared for ages and I can’t work out if it’s a boy or who they are!

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  3. Laura says:

    These are wonderful! Have you submitted to The Satorialist’s vintage photos?

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  4. Julia says:

    I love how your grandma (she looks adorable but also very strict) looks alike in every single photo of your three posts. From the 50s to the latest pictures of her, she always looks the same. :)

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  5. milkteef says:

    LOVE these posts! Love all the hairstyles too!

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  6. Sarah says:

    These photos are fantastic Kris, I’ve really enjoyed this series of posts! Definitely making me want to look out all my old family photos!

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  7. oh sophia says:

    WOW! this is so inspiring! think i’m going to do something like this myself with my family photos!

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  8. Nita says:

    Your family photos are fantastic, a true treasure. The collection of stamps is great, they are very cool looking.

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  9. Amy says:

    I love the two from 1950! Oh, everyone looks so stern and sweet.

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  10. Katy says:

    Amazing post! Really love your blog! :)

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  11. Mariya says:

    My sister and I are huge fans of your blog—photography, art, and everything else!—and it was such a nice surprise to find out your family is originally from Ukraine (as are we!), now you have even bigger fans! :)

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  12. Amy says:

    That house is fantastic – wonder what color(s) it was? All the ladys are so pretty, and their hair is all so neat and fancy. Thank you for sharing these with us.

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  13. Michelle says:

    Wonderful photographs. I especially love the stamps!

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  14. melwa says:

    I love everything about this post, absolutely adorable photos!

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  15. Delicious says:

    Amazing 40s dress on 1st photo!

    More vintage here
    ledelicious.blogspot.com

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  16. Lou says:

    Lovely posts! I love looking at old photographs too, especially if they come from a different culture than mine!

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  17. Anel says:

    hi
    u have ukrainian roots, don’t u?
    nice photos btw;)

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  18. rubi says:

    oh my goodness! thanks for sharing these, i love old family photos. and might i add, your family had great hair!

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  19. sokeenfor says:

    these photos are BEAUTIFUL!!xx

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  20. Jardzy says:

    lovely!

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