09 October 2009

Classic Week - the Bathers

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As well as sailing yachts and tall ships, we can enjoy displays of beautiful old cars and bikes and even Bleriot's airplane - all displayed against backdrops of massively enlarged old photographs. Don't you just love the bathers.(click either photo to enlarge)

Tomorrow - do come back and see what car this is - maybe an enthusiast knows already?


Sharon said...

That guy on the rail is striking quite a pose!

Gerald (Ackworth born) said...

Eck they were so dressed up in those days!

B SQUARED said...

It's hard to believe they could stay afloat.

Laurie Allee said...

I noticed the same guy Sharon pointed out. What a pose!

This is great, Jilly. Love it.

Unknown said...

Like the old photo. Wonder if our digital pics would be able to be blown up that size without turning into pixels.
Difficult to guess the car exactly, but I would guess a Daimler or a De Dion Bouton

Virginia said...

Oh Jilly,
I LOVE the bathers. These old photos are just the best. I wish I could be there and inspect each one closely.

Ann (MobayDP) said...

ahhh the life of the rich & famous :)

Look at the face of that fellow lying on the bed! pure contentmet! as pleased as a puss!

Nathalie H.D. said...

The bathers! So glad you cropped your own shot to show us this photo.

The more you look at it, the more odd details come to attention. Amazing!

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