Sunday, January 30, 2011

Painted confirmation photo


This circa 1930 photo from Indiana appeals to me on a couple levels: as an unusual and folky portrait, and as a relic of Catholic culture. I used to be an altar boy.

3 comments:

  1. Hi Candler..sorry I called you Chandler last time(channeling "friends" I guess) I love this picture too..Speaks to me also..the color of grey/blue..is haunting..

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  2. Hi, thanks, Sandra. I have a weakness for old painted photos, and this is a good example.

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  3. I love painted photos also..and have quite a few..I even won one..

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