then and now

left – on board the Dahu II. Renée Bolloré, Denise Grey and Bibi. Royan, France. July 1926
right – on the porch at Earle-and-Suzanne’s. Empty-chair, Derrick, Rose. Isola di Fano, Italy. August 2012

Rose claims that in the Lartigue photo, I’m the old man snoring, she’s the one shelling the Romano beans and Derrick is the person on the floor. My contribution was to add the Empty-chair character and to note that the two women shelling both have erratic hair.