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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

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ardi

What a find, Roz. I know from the journals of my great-auntie who lived in India in the early 1900s that they tried, as best they could, to live lives that they would have "back home". Even with a war raging, they still had their celebrations. I have the letters my great-grandmother and this auntie wrote back and forth to each other. Aunt Edith's letters are typed in a gentian violet as that was the only typewriter ribbon color she could find. Luckily, it seems to be colorfast. The great-grandmother's letters are done in a beautiful script hand and filled with newsy little bits - what the family is doing, a swatch of fabric she bought to make herself a new dress, etc. Thanks for sharing these and look forward to seeing more.

Britt-Arnhild

Many interesting stories can be written, or travelled (!) based on these photos. And now they are in the best hands.

Let's go to India together one day :-)

Carolyn

Another great find for you dear Roz. I know you will explore it more once you're back from Venice. Great to see these pics friend.

Nancy

Very neat photos!!! I do wonder what their stories are.

tea

Amazing photos!

tea
xo

Lauren Miller

Wow, what a fascinating thing to stumble upon! I am a history student in Oregon currently learning about the British Raj in India, and it is wonderful to see images like this. It makes it come alive.
Thank you!

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