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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • SHASTA-CASCADE WONDERLAND REGION

Signs of Spring (colorized): 1939

Signs of Spring (colorized): 1939

I guess being snowed-in here provided the inspiration to colorize this one. I'm longing for spring. The guy in the background appears to have been mistakenly included, so I took him out. Maybe this is how she looked in 1939. No color I tried out for that bird on her hat looked good, so I went with the least distracting choice.

Perfect!

The pic is absolut perfect, good job!

Superb

Thanks for this. Perfect in every detail. Congratulations on a job very well done. It looks much better without the distracting man in the background. Great job!

 
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