1939 Honeymoon

There is nothing like a trip back in time to see what it was like to live in 1939. A couple of newlyweds took photos of their honeymoon and now it is available for us to view. I love the old cars, buildings, and fashion styles.

Exactly 75 five years ago, Margaret and Denys Gardiner, two lovebirds on their honeymoon, were having the time of their lives touring the English countryside in their classic convertible. These enchanting and remarkably undamaged photos from August 1939 were thought to be lost, according to the couple’s grandson, Barney Britton, who discovered the photographic time capsule while cleaning out his grandmother’s attic. “The collection of almost 80 color slides was inside a small wooden box, and had been in my grandmother’s attic for at least 20 years,” Barney wrote. The photos were taken less than a month before World World II and capture the couple’s young and fancy free attitudes, Britton explains. Click here to take a step back in time.

Donna

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