Jesse just emailed me a link to this series of posts on Mental Floss's blog, Talking Pictures. Each post showcases a collection of found flea market photographs all centered around a theme. Some posts are humorous - Glamour Shots, Hide This Please; some are uplifting - Love and Marriage; and some are heartbreaking - The Dead, Life During Wartime. The series I found the most profound,  though, was Times of Trouble. Definitely check it out. I'm a sucker for vintage photos, but the sentiments on the back, as well as the beautiful handwritten script make these some of the best flea market finds I've ever seen.

Mental Floss's Talking Pictures

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11.11.2010

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