Guardian Angel

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    Unusual real photo postcard depicting two children being saved by angelic powers of levitation when the plank they're walking across breaks. All three subjects look to be siblings, and there's also strangely very little sense of drama - angel girl and the boy with the jug both appear to be distracted by something that's going on in the corner of the studio.
    Note also that the image shows some signs of after the fact alteration - particularly the removal of the stool upon which the angel is standing (see below), as well as some extensions to her wings.

    stlpostcards, N U L L V O I D, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Alan Monoxide 66 months ago | reply

      This is beautiful! Would you mind if I used this image in an animation I'm making? It's not for profit, just for fun.
      www.alanwarburton.co.uk

    2. LJMcK 66 months ago | reply

      I wouldn't mind at all Alan - thank you for asking :)

    3. Amanda SG 65 months ago | reply

      Possibly an attempted recreation of this image (loved by churchy grandmothers and great-aunts the world over)?: jaypgreene.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/guardian-angel.jpg

    4. malachat13 65 months ago | reply

      Amanda has the right of it; this is a set-up to replicate that horrid Guardian Angel painting. =) No post morts here, either; unfortunately a lack of understanding about the development of photography leads to a LOT of people waving the post mort banner where it isn't appropriate. Great find, though!

    5. Jose Javier Martin Espartosa 55 months ago | reply

      Gran Testimonio Histórico
      Great Historical Testimony
       ºNEORETROºpor druidabruxux6quot; height=160
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    6. Ana Rodinsky¨ 55 months ago | reply

      Gran Testimonio Histórico
      Great Historical Testimony
       ºNEORETROºpor druidabruxux6quot; height=160
      www.flickr.com/groups/neoretrovintage/

    7. Infinita_ 55 months ago | reply

      Gran Testimonio Histórico
      Great Historical Testimony
       ºNEORETROºpor druidabruxux6quot; height=160
      www.flickr.com/groups/neoretrovintage/

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