1920’s Young Girl With Toys on the Porch; Shadows, Toys & Fashion

There is an awful lot going on in this photo including the neat shadows on the porch from the fence slats. 

Is she a child? or a young woman?

Do you think the doll is kind of creepy looking?

Care to add your own caption?

Shadow Shot Sunday

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10 thoughts on “1920’s Young Girl With Toys on the Porch; Shadows, Toys & Fashion

  1. There is something disquieting about this photo! Why would this young lady be holding a ball? and be all dressed up like this? And am I imagining that the doll looks a little like her!??? The shadows from the slats seem to enhance her “shadowy secrets”! Based on these ideas, I would use the caption:
    Am I not a doll?

  2. I agree with you the photo is kind of creepy, she looks like a young woman..the shadows certainly add to the overall effect of the photo. And I have no idea why she would be holding the ball that way.

  3. I think she’s fairly young, perhaps 10 or 12? The doll looks typical, but I don’t think I would have wanted to play with it! Good shadows.

  4. she is full of shadows head to toe. even the folds in her skirt. i imagine her to be a young women…mid-teens. everyone is over for dinner and they are about to play a game. or she is an only child and the doll and the ball are her entertainment for the moment…lovely post.

  5. What a fantastic idea for a blog!
    This is indeed a busy and odd picture( but hey is a hundred years and if some stranger is pawing through my own crazy family shots I am sure they will say pretty much the same thing)
    I think that girl looks kinda creepy
    My caption:
    Play time at the asylum

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