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None But You

None But You

Somewhere in the Midwest, probably Wisconsin. Handwritten on back, "None but you."

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This could have been any one of our 9,999 beautiful lakes in Wisconsin. In any case, what a wonderful picture. Makes me a little sad that it ended up in a thrift shop though. Someone, at some point in time was cleaning out a house. They came upon a musty old box of photos and thought, "Meh."
Who does that??!

Found in a junk store

Thanks for your interest. I believe I found it in a junk/antique store in western Wisconsin. I wasn't able to match it up with any of the other pictures in the box so it's origin will remain a mystery, but I guess that adds to the charm a bit. Unknown boy, unknown girl enjoying each other's company on a summer afternoon a very long time ago.

Why Wisconsin?

This photo & the caption written on the back are just precious. But am curious why you believe it was taken in Wisconsin. If it was, I wonder what Wisconsin lake it was - it doesn't look like it's West Bend or Silver Lake to me.

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