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16 Apr, 2009

Found…

Posted by andrea tomkins in: - Found objects

… near the intersection of Roosevelt and Byron.

Found Polaroid: rocking horse girl


13 Responses to "Found…"

1 | words words

April 16th, 2009 at 8:17 am

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Hurray for found polaroids! And springy horses!

2 | mel

April 16th, 2009 at 9:36 am

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What a treasure! I’d like to frame it/ (^_^)

(You’ll submit a scan to Found Magazine, right?)

3 | DaniGirl

April 16th, 2009 at 9:49 am

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Oh, someone will be so sad to have lost that little treasure!! What year do you think that was? I’m going to guess 1971.

4 | andrea

April 16th, 2009 at 10:28 am

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Lessee… wood panelling, a record player, springy ride-on horse, red coveralls, scratchy brown plaid furniture … must be 1970s for sure.

5 | Krista

April 16th, 2009 at 10:40 am

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Early 70s for sure. I had a horse like that – but I’m sure that’s not me!

6 | Marla

April 16th, 2009 at 12:29 pm

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haha! Record albums! There’s a sight for sore eyes!

7 | Hellcat13

April 16th, 2009 at 12:48 pm

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Wow…we had that horse, we had that couch, and we had that wall unit with those albums…yet this is not anyone from my family! Go 70s!

8 | andrea

April 16th, 2009 at 12:54 pm

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I had the panelling and not the horse. (so sad!)

9 | raino

April 16th, 2009 at 3:33 pm

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oh no. i hope someone claims it.

10 | lacoop

April 16th, 2009 at 5:12 pm

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I think we still have that panelling in the basement.

11 | Chantal

April 16th, 2009 at 8:34 pm

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I was gonna say “he” but clearly the ruffled collar makes it a “she” (but you never know with the 70s! I spent most of it with the most unfortunate bowl cut!), but anyhow, this child could easily be one of Dani’s! Looks just like her adorable offspring!

12 | DaniGirl

April 17th, 2009 at 7:14 am

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*laughing at Chantal* Glad I came back to see if anybody else was playing the “what year was this” game! It’s the cheeks, right?

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