There are many family moments, some captured at annual gatherings or during the holidays. But the more interesting samples are those taken before she married my father-in-law, Albert - April, 1920 - May, 1996.
Ironically, what gives these a little edge over the others in the shoe-box, is the lack of background information. We know that she used to holiday with her Aunt Jessica, in Ilford, Essex. She also mentioned a trip to Inverness, with friends. With regard to the two photographs I'm sharing today, no details are known about her friends or the actual location. They were probably taken sometime in the early 1930s though.
In the first picture, May is sitting on the left of the trio. They are bathed in sunshine and looking very relaxed among the daisies, in their summer dresses.
The second shot has May standing to the right. Although the young woman in the polka-dot dress is now wearing a two-piece, May and the unidentified other appear to be wearing the same dresses. So I'm guessing these two photographs were taken during the same visit, holiday, or whatever.
A couple of intriguing things to note. Firstly, the small headscarves they are wearing in both photographs. It seems a bit unusual. Also, the degree of posing taking place, particularly in the second shot, where they appear to be looking 'cool' on the veranda of a beach hut or holiday chalet.
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