Monday, April 22, 2013

Sawing the Bass Fiddle: Stereoviews A-Z




Ha-ha . . . Poor guy.  

Some days really are like this! 



 
"I vill practice me dose Intermezzo for der concert tonight."


"Dot music is lofely it gifs me a thairst like eferyting."

"Now I vill play dot last part ofer again."

 Dot don't sount like it dit der fairst time."


 
"I bade you dot I get dot right, so soon as quick."

"Ach du Lieber, dot is von awful moosic.
Vair got me dot saw?" 


Copyright 2013 © Sharon Himsl
[Gravseth family archive; 1906, Stereoviews, Herman Knutzen]



15 comments:

  1. LOL! I think I'm related to one of the kids in the window!

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    1. Oh dear...must have been a handful, eh?

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  2. LOL. These are so cool and such treasures. I have nee
    ver seen them before. They make me laugh. Such great old but new things for a technology world. :)

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  3. It struck a chord of recognition in me. I've done things absent-mindedly, and later discovered my mistake, and had to pay the price. One of the most frequent is eating a handful of peanuts, instead of one ounce, the handful being three times more than my diet allows! Oops.

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  4. I seem to recall practice sessions going just like that...

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  5. Ha ha! I love this one! I had to read a couple of the captions aloud (to hear the accent) in order to understand what they said.

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  6. This was great--one of the best ones yet. Reminds me of when I used to have to practice my violin and my father would tell me to go saw my fiddle. Never thought of it in the literal sense.

    Lee
    A Faraway View
    An A to Z Co-host blog

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    1. Thanks all. This was one of my favorite sets too!

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  7. What a unique concept for the A-Z. I'm amazed you have been able to find so many stereoviews. How wonderful to share something that was once cutting edge on the latest cutting edge medium.

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    1. New visitors Cathrina and Kat...Welcome!

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  8. Oh Dear...
    Music Practice - I should get to mine. I have lessons tomorrow and I have not been very diligent to practice.

    Wonderful images

    Blessings, Margot

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