A game of chess in the streets of Stockholm 35 years ago.
Image scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
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rodgerg (55767) 2008-04-29 4:33
An historiacl picture .) with a good POV. The long hair of the men, a memory.
Lyndall (211) 2008-04-30 3:50
What a good idea to use scanned slides of the past to add to the variety in your photos. Fascinating chess pieces! Regards
smartcat (835) 2008-06-24 14:11
Amazing and excellent quality for a picture made so many years ago! Lively street shot - it's interesting to see such scenes of that time when I was not yet on this planet :)
Kind regards from Russia, Igor
fanni (14377) 2008-09-07 1:26
Hello again, Marlene,
this is what I wanted to comment on, too :)
It is very fammiliar place and a very nice area :) I like walking there... This chess ground still exists in Stockholm, but the chess figures are different now. They are made of plastic and are black and white :) And people still gather to play chess and watch the players :)
Good composition and very nice colours... the frame adds a nostrlgic dreamy look to the photo.
greetings from Moscow,
saxo042 (36918) 2010-11-24 15:34
I was directed to this photo from fanni´s last upload. I must have missed it earlier. This is indeed a quite funny capture from the seventies with those hairstyles and fashion. Although not visible here, I believe that many of the people around here also wore typical clogs!
- Copyright: Marlene Fegan (mafegan) (8624)
- Genre: Gens
- Medium: Couleur
- Date Taken: 1973-07-00
- Categories: Vie quotidienne
- Camera: Nikon Coolscan 5000ED
- Versions: version originale
- Carnet de voyage: My travels in the 1970s
- Thème(s): Chess Players, Giant chess [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-04-29 4:28