Vintage Photo Tuesday Vintage Car edition

It’s Vintage Photo Tuesday again (everyone claps with excitement) and this week’s edition is vintage photos from the 1920’s-1950’s of folks with their cars. Why their cars? Well purchasing a vehicle 50, 60+ years ago was a much bigger deal then it is today, so owners (or their family & friends) wanted to document their hard work or good fortune for all to see!


We begin with a 1930’s romance and a car.

Cars from the moment they were created, became focal points in many a romance and this image is an excellent example of that connection.

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This family from the 1920’s looks like they might be heading out for a day of fun. Such great 20’s style!

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Okay everyone let’s get a quick photo with the car before we enter the speakeasy.

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Cloche Hats, good friends and a random child on the car makes for a lovely moment in time.

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This is how you let people know you were divorced in 1930’s. This image makes me laugh, this man was clearly very happy to be free of his wife. It’s just him and his car now.

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Our First Car-1930’s.

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Fenders sure came in handy for sitting on for photos, didn’t they? This is a cute photo, I love the woman’s 1940’s style and the photo bombing kid is funny.

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This 1940’s couple and their car are working on their “aren’t we cool?” poses. I think they are succeeding, don’t you?

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Smile and be happy kids, your dad just bought a car!

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1940’s Love? Not so sure, the pretty lady in the image does not look very impressed with her guy being so affectionate.

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These two lovely couples are dressed to the nines and ready to hit the town for night of fun, 1950’s style.

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And this last image brings VPT to a close for another week. Now it’s question time! Do you have vintage photos of family members or friends with their cars? Or maybe you have a fond memory of your own photo with your first (or favorite car)? Please Share.






10 comments on “Vintage Photo Tuesday: ‘Hanging Out With The Car’ Edition”

  1. Those pix are outstanding. I want to write a million stories from them. Maybe soon. Thanks for sharing this great collection. WOW!

    Love the gal’s suit in the pic with the little kid photo-bombing. LOL

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