Another picture of Marcelin, my grandfather’s cousin. He’s the only one of the people who corresponded with my grandfather that I have two pictures of (or that I’m positive of his identity on the picture). This time he’s wearing his French Navy sailor uniform.
No, this is not a quiz, this time. I just don’t know who she is, and as opposed to the last time, I think this time it is a real picture (I mean, not a picture of an actress or something similar). That woman may or may not […]
In my old postcards collection, there are a certain number of people pictured. I have trouble finding information about this, but I have the feeling that some of the people portrayed are the people who wrote the card. Did people in the early 20th Century went to photographers to […]
I don’t know much about him. I just know that his name was Marcelin or Marcel (not sure if Marcelin was a nickname or his real name), that he was my grandpa’s cousin, and that he was in the French navy during WW1 and later. He wrote a […]
Don’t worry, I’m not asking you, this is more of a rhetorical question. This very old picture was in my stack of old postcards, and I have no idea who that man is. My best bet is my great-grandfather or a great uncle. One thing is almost […]
It seems that back then postcards were also used to spread some news, like here. This one depicts President Raymond Poincaré in Lyon in May 1914, a few weeks before WW1. And with this postcard, I’m getting ready to hop on a “horse carriage” (well, actually a plane) and […]
A short while ago, I told you about all of those old postcards from the beginning of the 20th Century that I own and that originally belonged to my grandfather. A certain number of them were sent by one of his cousin’s who was sent to the front of […]