Sunday, April 7, 2013

Back Page - Attitude

In the comments for an earlier page called


fellow blogger Boobook suggested a NEW category. I realized I had several rescued photographs that fit the description. So, here they are on a new BACK PAGE called:


These are photographs of people who, either by their expression or their body language seem to be saying, "Yeah, so what?" or "That doesn't seem to be any of your business" or "I'm gonna slap the taste outa your mouth."

Or possibly, "Buzz off, turkey."

Or possibly, "I'm bored."

Let's begin with the photograph that first suggested the idea, and certainly a good example it is!

One giant step

And now, two more from that same page!

A couple of toughs
Woman, fur, car

You only think so...
Over my dead body!
Man, coat and tie
We'll see about that.
Photobooth sleepy eyes
You make me tired.

three women
We know where you live.
Cabinet Card trio
Three women
We know where to find your liver.

Garfield saw nothing funny about it.

Indignant Woman

Woman at corner of house
You're about to get cut down to size.

tintype on plastic board
Did I ever tell you how much I like the sound of breaking bones?
Two toughs
Girl with long hair and a smirk
Yeah? You and what army?

You are beginning to annoy me.
Oh, I am SOOO impressed.
Tiny Portrait of a woman
Let's play hide and seek. You go hide, say in Guatemala.

On the phone
No. No, Cecil can't come to the phone right now. He's ...tied up.
CDV Woman
Small boy frowns
You're not going to like this.

Woman, 2 men,  one cigar

three girls on the front walk

Guy and a Palm Tree
Garfield saw nothing funny about it.
Don't take my picture!

Two for the pool
Go on. Knock this chip offa my shoulder. Go on.
Two girls and a car
Oh, yeah? What hospital you want us to call?
Two girls in pants
This guy's boring the polish off my nails.

Girl in garden
I wonder if there's any gin left.
Haven't you got something better to do, somewhere else?
Oh yeah? Well you ain't tall enough, smart enough or rich enough.

Itinerant Photographer
Lady in hat
Woman on the street

Cabinet Card portrait young man standing
You got a problem with that?
If the right one don't get ya, then the left one will.
Three Stooges, The Beginning

I hate this dress.
I hate this dress.
The reluctant girl
I hate this dress.

You're six foot? I didn't know you could stack crap that high.
What am I doin'? Right now I'm tryin' to restrain myself.
Girl in white dress leaning on tree

Boy in suit with cane
I consider that an insult suh, and I shall demand satisfaction.
Pat and Marjorie
Just a pause in the day's festivities.
Faded Trio
How much longer is this gonna take?

Ramona with love, Lupe
I'm gonna make you an offer you can't refuse.
Two women
What am I doing? Well I WAS sitting alone enjoying my privacy.

posing at the corner
You're gonna be whistlin' out of your ears in a minute.
woman, jodhpurs, horse
One of these days, these boots are gonna walk all over you.
Ima Phillis

Eupha Ladd, Aunt Lillie and Mary Ladd
Two guys and a sign
Two guys one guitar

Guy and a Palm Tree
You've got some explaining to do.
Give us your lunch money, pigeon.
Man, cap and car
I've been waiting.

Go on, tell us what you really think.
Check back later, I'm sure there's going to be more of this.

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