Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

There’s always that one card that arrives so late…! This card features a photograph of a beautiful building shaded by large trees. As it turns out, it is The Collonade Club at the University of Virginia. This particular university is so important to American history because it was designed by Thomas Jefferson as an “academical …

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Kathy and Karen Klein appear to be reading or singing from books, but this effect is called trompe l’oeil meaning “trick the eye.” The photograph is overlaid by the line art, making it look like the girls were caught in the act of singing or reading. The line art consists of the books, bells, holly, …

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The girls are finally growing up a little! Kathy & Karen Klein stand in front of the fireplace, holding a big pile of packages. There are more packages on the hearth, pine boughs and a banner, looks like some bells on either side. The card features line art of a couple in a horse drawn …

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Kathy & Karen return for Christmas and show off their nativity scene. The card features line art of a family in the snow, on sleds, traveling toward a snow-covered house, and large pine trees. The card is signed “The Kleins.”

These little Klein girls just don’t seem to age, do they? Here are Kathy & Karen Klein, in front of the fireplace, holding a picture of Santa Claus. They are cozy in their footsie pajamas and laughing at something. The card features a scrolly script that says Merry Christmas, and a photographer dressed as Santa …

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It’s really getting challenging to name these posts with the phrase on the cards because so many of them repeat lol. Hopefully it doesn’t matter to you. :-) Another card from the Gus & Abby Klein family, this one shows Augie, Frank & Susan in front of a very large wreath. I think they are …

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