Thursday, 16 December 2010

Sepia Saturday 54


On my world tour of photographic archives, I have left my own island and sailed over to Norway. My feature photograph is a Cabinet Card portrait of the famous Norwegian violinist, Ole Bull. In the 1850s Bull left his native Norway and moved to the United States where he founded a colony in Pennsylvania which was known as New Norway or Ole Bull Colony. 

Before issuing my usual call for participation for Sepia Saturday 54, I am delighted to tell you that Sepia Saturday contributor, CeCe Moore, has had her blog "My Tangled Vine" nominated as one of the 40 Best Genealogy Blogs by Family Tree Magazine. You can add your vote by following the link to CeCe's blog. Best of luck to her from all her fellow Sepia Saturdayers.

The 20 or 30 Best blogs in the entire world contribute each week to Sepia Saturday. You can join them for Sepia Saturday 54 (on or around 18th December 2010) by adding a link to the Linky List below.

21 comments:

Kristin said...

Going with the musical theme there is an organ in the photo of my mother.

Your Genetic Genealogist said...

I don't have my post ready yet for Saturday, but I just want to say THANK YOU to Alan and to you all for your support. If it wasn't for you and Sepia Saturday, I wouldn't be nominated. I was quite sick in October and was unable to post much, but I made sure that I didn't miss Sepia Saturday because I enjoy you all so much. Because of this, I had just enough posts to qualify (minimum 4 per month) for the nomination!
:-) - CeCe

Alan Burnett said...

A SEPIA CONSULTATION
Just a quick comment to see what people would like to do about Sepia Saturday over the next couple of weeks. As you will know, the next SS falls on Christmas Day and the one after that on New Years Day, and I suspect many of us will be otherwise occupied. But equally the possibility of having to go three weeks without our sepia tonic is a little daunting. Therefore can I float a suggestion? What I propose is an open Sepia Saturday which I could put up early next week and it could then stay up until after New Year. People can post and link when they want and as many times as they want over that period. And then we would return to the normal Sepia Saturday arrangements on Saturday 8th January. Let me know what you think by leaving a comment.
Alan

Bob Scotney said...

Alan, your suggestion sounds fine to me.

My post this week connects a bull to daffodils so I suppose there is a nebulous link to your Ole.

The Silver Fox said...

Congratulations, CeCe!

PLK said...

Alan, great idea, I was also thinking how to solve next two weeks issue

Your Genetic Genealogist said...

Alan, That sounds good to me. Thanks TSF!

Marilyn said...

Your suggestion is great, thanks for thinking of it.
My post for today is about wartime Christmas postcards.

CrazyasaCoolFox said...

That sounds good Alan, Happy Holidays!

www.dakotaboo.com said...

Not sure I have anything vaguely musical that I could use to continue the theme this week, but I have unearthed something close(ish) to your home Alan.

Pat transplanted to MN said...

sounds good to me Alan, lets have holidays and go with the flow....at first I thought you were making this up, Ole Bull! I guess it is true.

Tattered and Lost said...

I may have had to spend time at the local library for net access this week, but I'm not going to allow bandwidth to keep me from Sepia Saturday. A Christmas Sepia Saturday with a puzzle to solve.

Kristin said...

sounds good to me!

whowerethey said...

I think a multi week SS is just fine and it might even inspire me to find a sepia holiday photo to feature.

Congrats to CeCe - that is exciting! Best of luck!!

My SS post for this week features a storefront with a variety of goods in the window, advertisements for laxatives and a cat. :-)

Nancy said...

I like your suggestion, Alan. I was trying to decide today whether to plan on posting next Saturday and whether others would view posts or not. Your idea solves the problem quite well. Thanks.

Your Genetic Genealogist said...

Thanks whowerethey! My post for this week is another photo from Great Aunt Gladys'album - this time unidentified.
Have a great week everyone!
CeCe

Alan Burnett said...

Thanks for all the Feedback, unless anyone comes in at the last minute with any big objections we will run with the SSS (Season-Long Sepia Saturday) My post this week sends seasonal greetings to the unsung heroes of all Sepia Saturday posts.

mouse (aka kimy) said...

kudus to cece!!! wonderful honor.

and alan wonderful idea for a season long sepia saturday!

imagespast said...

I'm also keeping the musical theme going, with my mystery Scottish piper - all comments and input gratefully received!
Alan - great idea, I get to do lots of holiday Sepia Saturdays! Woo hoo! Jo

L. D. Burgus said...

I object, no not really, I think it is a great idea. Being that I post in the morning and forget to connect until late at night I need a few weeks to blunder through. Thanks for all your work on the Sepia Saturday preparations that you do.

TICKLEBEAR said...

i meant to postdate my two posts for xmas and new year, and link them at the appropriate moment, so, i have no issue with ALAN's suggestion.
BUT!!
am i the only one experiencing problems trying to connect to CRAZYASACOOLFOX?