My family part III

13 September 11


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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oh MAN the little boy with the doll is priceless!

colin replied about 9 years ago.

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

colin replied about 9 years ago.

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

kris atomic replied about 9 years ago.

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

Laura replied about 9 years ago.

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. :)

Julia replied about 9 years ago.

LOVE these posts! Love all the hairstyles too!

milkteef replied about 9 years ago.

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!

sarah replied about 9 years ago.

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

oh sophia replied about 9 years ago.

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

Nita replied about 9 years ago.

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

Amy replied about 9 years ago.

Amazing post! Really love your blog! :)

Katy replied about 9 years ago.

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! :)

Mariya replied about 9 years ago.

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.

Amy replied about 9 years ago.

Wonderful photographs. I especially love the stamps!

Michelle replied about 9 years ago.

I love everything about this post, absolutely adorable photos!

Melwa replied about 9 years ago.

Amazing 40s dress on 1st photo!

More vintage here
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Delicious replied about 9 years ago.

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

lou replied about 9 years ago.

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

Anel replied about 9 years ago.

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

rubi replied about 9 years ago.

these photos are BEAUTIFUL!!xx

sokeenfor replied about 9 years ago.

lovely!

Jardzy replied about 8 years ago.

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