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    I took this picture around 1975. An old farmer I used to know in the town of Veere, still wearing the traditional costume of the region. He was quite an important man in his time: landowner, many years serving as a councilman, advisor to many.

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    1. lomokev 113 months ago | reply

      is this form the 1970's to?
      lovely portrate

    2. doc(q)man 113 months ago | reply

      Yes, I think it's about 1978 or something.

    3. Life In Sepia 112 months ago | reply

      I really love this picture. During WWII, my grandmother and her family helped hide Jewish people in their farmhouse in Heerlen. As thanks, one of the men gave her a portrait that looks just like that, he even is smoking the same kind of pipe.

    4. Greeny, Mistress of Motion... and her Autotelism 112 months ago | reply

      !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      You are my new mentor.

      I am absolutely dumbfounded.
      Your Czech and People photos are... some of the best work I've ever seen in my life. And I mean that whole-heartedly.

      And what a cool story by bathorybunny. That was probably a very sacrificial gift, since they had very few photographs of themselves. He was giving her grandmother a weighty part of his own family history. What a treasure.

    5. mojo52 [deleted] 111 months ago | reply

      Really nice set!! especially to see another take on Zeeland. I loved the boer in klederdracht, farmers in costume, it's becoming rare to see anymore. my daughter lives in aagtekerk by veere.

    6. doc(q)man 111 months ago | reply

      Is that where you took (many 0f) your pictures? I thought I recognized Walcheren in them...

    7. Diversity unwanted [deleted] 105 months ago | reply

      I love the countryside. I love your pictures. Thanks for taking my mind off of Katrina for a spell. I was touring your country side instead of watching the horrors in my own country.
      again Thank You, I needed a break.

    8. yaxchibonam 92 months ago | reply

      Please consider adding this photo to our new group:

      www.flickr.com/groups/gusto/

    9. Thomas Rosenzweig 81 months ago | reply

      Great potrait here.

    10. pixel2lille 75 months ago | reply

      Bonjour, je suis un administrateur du groupe male & detail, et nous aimerions beaucoup que vous ajoutiez votre photo à notre groupe.

    11. Cliff Michaels 71 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Faces of Maturity, and we'd love to have this added to the group!


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    12. ruurdz 65 months ago | reply

      Prachtig portret! In dat jaar werd ik drie. Ik heb deze foto gebruikt als illustratie voor een artikeltje op mijn persoonlijke weblog: zenstra.blogspot.com/2008/12/t-is-goed.html
      Dank je voor het delen van deze foto.

    13. Lépine 54 months ago | reply

      Beautiful portrait!

    14. lastmanholdingon 53 months ago | reply

      Lovely Pic! I have used it on my blog with a link to here
      www.karmaroutes.com/blog/?p=214

    15. Tetley T 52 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Old men are beautiful, and we'd love to have this added to the group! Nice.

    16. Bill Selak 43 months ago | reply

      Love the portrait. Thanks for the creative commons license. We're using this photo is a slideshow for the West Coast Beercast. and your photo is awesome. You can find your pic at
      www.westcoastbeercast.com/

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