August 15, 2010

Dutch Children


That is the oldest little boy I have ever seen.

Ellis Island
1905, photographer Augustus F. Sherman
from NY Public Library

9 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

But I believe the baby girl has already had two bad marriages and given birth to fourteen children.

downtown guy said...

Don't they look like a little old couple?

Steph(anie) said...

I want to pick her up and comfort her.

downtown guy said...

She does look like she needs a good hug.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Ms. Moon's comment cracked me up.

Ms. Moon said...

And she's holding the electric bill saying, "How will we pay this? You must go find work in the coal mines!"

May said...

God, they can't be old enough to read yet, but they look like they just received some very bad news. Like maybe there was a war between the Munchkin and Emerald Cities and their son did not make it. This picture is just sort of haunting to me.

downtown guy said...

"Damn those flying monkeys!"

Steph(anie) said...

I love May.