Thursday, 25 July 2013

Poupineau-Bardon

This is Désiré Poupineau and Aimée Bardon photographed in our/their backyard on 12 April 1939 on the occasion of their grand-daughter's wedding.
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Lecture: As part of the Archaeology Festival de la trace aux gestes there will be a lecture on the livres de beurre ('pounds of butter') stone tools produced in le Grand Pressigny area 5500 years ago to make very big flint blades. Tuesday 6 August at 6 pm in the Salle des Fêtes in Preuilly, free (in French).

6 comments:

Tim said...

Ladies permanently in black, even for a wedding. There was always someone to mourn. P.

Jean said...

Marvellous !!
I notice the benches bahind them, presumably for the celebrations.

As Pauline said, the ladies always seemed to wear black for something formal.

Simon said...

It is like seeing ghosts...

Susan said...

I think she is wearing black because she is a serious business woman and black is practical and always in fashion. Even if we are in la France profonde, remember it's 1939, and we are post Coco Chanel.

Colin and Elizabeth said...

What a great record of your home's history to have in your possession.

Pearl said...

neat record to have.

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