(1917-1934) Four little portraits of women.

Four little portraits of women in Portugal. The first is of a 16 years old girl; is dedicated to a friend (name illegible) by Lidia; is dated from the 1st of may 1934; format: 44x60mm. The second is a child portrait taken at Lisbon’s Armazens do Chiado on the 16th of November 1917; format: 27x36mm. The third is taken at the same place on the 9th of March 1918; carries the following handwritten inscription on it’s back: “Emilia de Cerqueira Aflalo Esposa de José Julio de Cerqueira Aflalo n°. 26.9.9 {?}”; format: 29x36mm. The fourth bears neither name or date; format: 42x36mm. Photographs found at Lisbon’s Feira da Ladra in May of 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(1918?) Sainte-Catherine, The Christ of the Cemetery

Sainte-Catherine, Le Christ du Cimetière / The Christ of the Cemetery, postcard n°262, appearing inside a small booklet (14,9×8,6 cm) as the first one of it’s 11 detachable postcards: photographs of ruins, remnants and 1914-1918’s war monuments, shot probably immediately after the end of the conflict or soon after; halftone prints; published (in 1918-1919?) by the “Edit. Stenne-Leflon” (Nord-Pas-de-Calais?), under the title: Champs de bataille de l’Artois — Latargette et Environs.

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(1920-1940) Three workers.

Photograph of three workers (6,3×8,7 cm); no information; probably shot between 1930-1960; found in a flea market in Seine-et-Marne, France (77), during summer 2017.

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(1920-1940) Young woman on a tennis court.

Young woman holding a racket on a tennis court, black and white photograph (6,1 x 8,8 cm); no indication; 1920-1940 (?); found in a bookstore, in Paris (75005), in October 2017.

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(1920-1950?) Young woman as an “oriental” dancer.

Photographic portrait of a young woman dressed as an “oriental” dancer (21,9×16,9 cm), 1930-1950 (?), no information. Photograph found in a flea market of Seine-et-Marne (France, 77).

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(1921) Three women and a dog.

Photograph of three women and a dog sitting upon stairs, with the following handwritten note on the back: “Tirada em casa da Dina {?} em Junho de 1921” {“Taken at Dina’s house in June of 1921”}. The picture was found with the photograph of “group of people at a sanatorium in Guarda” (cf. infra); the handwritten note is from the same hand; the second woman from down could be the same that is dressed in white at the front of this other picture. Format: 68x44mm. Found at Lisbon’s Feira da Ladra in 2016.

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(1922) Group of people at a sanatorium in Guarda.

Group of people photographed at the Sanatório Sousa Martins, in Guarda (Portugal), on the 10th of August 1922 (as says the handwritten note on the back). Format: 65x116mm. Photograph found at the Lisbon’s Feira da Ladra in 2016. The Sanatório Sousa Martins, founded in 1907, was the first Portuguese institution especially dedicated to the assistance of tuberculars.

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(1940-1960?) Young woman, seaside.

Portrait of a young woman, on top of a promontory, seaside; 9×14 cm; no information; found in a book; 1940-1960?

 

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(1940-1960) Young boy – Ansco real photo postcard.

Portrait of a young boy (13,9×8,6 cm), black and white real photo postcard (RPPC); no title or description, anonymous photograph, as usual for RPPC. The card is numbered 163245. Made in the USA, carries the ANSCO brand. The design of the stamp box is a clew that the postcard was probably made between 1940-1960 (cf. specialized article).

 

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(1980-90) Young Portuguese woman.

Photograph of a Portuguese woman taken in the 1980s-90s, found in a house near Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal) during the month of June 2018. Format of the first one: 100x151mm; of the second one: 140x151mm. One is taken in a living room in South Africa, the other in a Portuguese convent’s courtyard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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