snowball fight in paris, anyone?
Posted in paris February 4th, 2009 by piablog

This postcard is over a hundred years old. It’s from postaltrice’s very aweseome vintage postcard collection. I would have liked to have been in Paris last weekend when it was snowing, it would have been so much fun to walk the snowy streets with camera in hand…


…image source here, here and here.

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8 Comments

  1. Maia says

    What a wonderful shot! So dynamic. I posted a similar vintage shot from Trafalgar Square over the holidays. There is nothing like snow in a place where it rarely snows…people lose all sense of decorum, in the best of ways!

    February 5th, 2009 | #

  2. alice says

    I was in Paris at the weekend. I am just sorting out my photos now. It didn’t snow until late on Sunday night

    : )

    February 5th, 2009 | #

  3. katiecrackernuts says

    I adore the idea of walking about my streets with camera in hand. The light on my morning run has been glorious. I think next weekend, not this one – I’m away – I’ll do just that. Instead of run, I’ll walk. Camera in hand.

    February 5th, 2009 | #

  4. Charlotte Tollstén says

    I love that vintage postcard!!

    February 5th, 2009 | #

  5. Fig says

    Isn’t it wonderful that, in the very best ways, people never change? when we humans can have fun we do.

    February 5th, 2009 | #

  6. Yoli says

    Oh the eternal joy of a snowball fight!

    February 6th, 2009 | #

  7. postletrice says

    Hello Pia!

    We are very happy that you liked our postcard collection and specifically this picture, it was a thrill to see it on your blog! It’s also one of our favourites and the only snowball fight on a vintage postcard that we know of. I wonder if those boys, when older, recalled with satisfaction the happy white winter of 1905 in Montmartre.

    Kind regards from Spain for you and your readers,
    Ana and Esteban (postaletrice)

    February 8th, 2009 | #

  8. Jill-Mai says

    An amazing vintage postcard! My father was stationed in France when I was born – would love to visit there once again. 🙂

    November 29th, 2009 | #


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