Snowed in

For the Sepia Saturday prompt, a snowy scene was selected (say that three times fast!). Again from my family collection, I have a lovely snowy scene, as well as the same house in summer time.

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Snow in the yard

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Green grass and babies

I like how the two angles give us a better idea of the shape of the house. It is likely one of the farm houses, either in Michigan or Delaware, but I’m thinking Michigan. The family owned a couple farms there before removing to Delaware and leaving the Michigan farms to Apa’s brothers to manage. Also, the babies were born in Michigan, giving me that as a time reference.

The lady in the snow is likely Ama (Edith A Nunn), and the two ladies on the grass are probably Ama and her mother, Harriet Sheldon.

For international snow, click over to Sepia Saturday. You will be happy you did!

Brrrrr

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18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Eugenia
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 04:04:50

    Pretty house in any weather!

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  2. Bob Scotney
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 05:25:29

    Ama is certainly well wrapped up for the weather. My daughter tells me that they have over a foot of snow in Michigan yesterday.

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  3. Peter Miebies (@patmcast)
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 05:50:15

    No matter from which angle you look, there are trees everywhere. And that is nice all year round.

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  4. Kathy Matthews
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 09:44:45

    What a great house!

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  5. Viridian
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 13:28:13

    I agree, great house, and I enjoy the summer shot.

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  6. postcardy
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 14:47:03

    the house looks quite different in the two shots.

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    • Mrs Marvel
      Feb 13, 2013 @ 14:08:52

      At first I thought it was two different houses. I’m glad to have these though. It’s nice to know where and how your people lived.

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  7. Karen S.
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 19:57:56

    I’m curious where in Michigan, (I was born and raised in Michigan) the style of that house is marvelous.

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  8. gluepot
    Feb 09, 2013 @ 20:17:36

    The house seems so despolate in winter, and yet surprisingly warm with an ivy cladding in the summer.

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  9. Alan BURNETT
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 02:16:00

    One house, two views, two seasons. Love it. I love the line about “international snow” as well.

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  10. Little Nell
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 08:42:14

    The two views do show an almost different aspect of the character of the house.

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  11. Kathy
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 10:19:26

    I wonder where Ama is off to? Is that a lunch pail she is holding? Nice o ave these two views of the house.

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  12. Far Side of Fifty Photos
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 22:12:15

    Look at those vines! Wonderful old photos! :)

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  13. Mike Brubaker
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 19:41:36

    That would be a cool house in summer with the vines, but an even colder one in winter. A good contrast for the Sepia Saturday theme.

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  14. anyjazz
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 14:19:07

    Lovely old house! Winter or not!

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  15. Wendy
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 03:24:18

    I love the contrast of the vines in winter and summer.

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  16. TICKLEBEAR
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 17:09:24

    Lovely house.
    None of that cookie cutter bu..siness we have nowadays. :)
    HUGZ

    Reply

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