(2012-01) A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!
Four unknown women (daguerreotype, c. 1850)
the little lad! #siblings #vintagephotos
François Chevalier (1893-1983). Cartolina Postale. Didascalia < CHEVALIER François sur Cycle Dilecto > [Imp. Phot. Charles Collas er Cie, Nantes. Cliché Guilbert] (www.delcampe.net)
Circuit Français Peugeot (Tour de France des Indépendants) 1911, 3 settembre. Léon Vallotton (1885-1956), a destra, terzo della classifica finale e Alfons Lauwers (1885-1964)
Tour de France
As with many early portrait photographs, there is a painting-like quality to the posses this lovely mother and daughter adopted as their image was snapped.