Birthdays across the Commons

Posted by James Morley in Across The Commons

Proving that we all enjoy a good party, The Commons has its own representative selection of great images of birthday celebrations.

Celebrate with Robert Louis Stevenson in Western Samoa … Robert Louis Stevenson's birthday party, at Vailima, ca 1893
National Library of New Zealand
What better way to mark 70 years than having your portrait painted? And should you risk forgetting, why not have a photo taken of the occasion too? Wilhelmina Drucker, pionier vrouwenrechten / Wilhelmina Drucker, women's rights pioneer
Nationaal Archief
You’ll want a party fit for a princess! Sofia - Crown Prince Boris' 21st B-day ceremonies, 2/2/12 (LOC)
Library of Congress
Or just get together with some film-star friends. But don’t forget the decorations! Sabu's 21st birthday at Roosevelt Nightclub, Sydney, 25/1/1945 / by Sam Hood
State Library of New South Wales
Finally, always remember others … Interior of one-room school: Eastpoint, Florida
State Library and Archives of Florida
… and make sure you get their presents off to them in good time. Parcel Post Vehicles and Employees
Smithsonian Institution

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One Response to “Birthdays across the Commons”

  1. Derekp Says:

    I think i’ve seen this somewhere before…but it’s not bad at all

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