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100 colour photos from 100 years ago

Started Jan 22, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Chaban (shepherd) with fat-tail sheep.
In reply to alex_virt, Jan 28, 2011

The title of this image on the LOC website sounds unintentionally funny: “Fat Sheep. Golodnaya Steppe”. Literally: “Fat sheep. Famine Steppe”.

Hardly an artistic picture and not very interesting. Why did I restore it? I was born there and sometimes feel sort of nostalgia. It feels good to feel nostalgia for Central Asia being in Canada A modern shepherd over there looks pretty much the same, except under his sheepskin coat he now has a blue track suit “Abibas”.


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