Gentlemen, Your Wedding Photos Are Ready After 62 Years, Part 5

1957 gay wedding

This is the last interior shot accompanying the photos of the 1957 wedding of two men in Philadelphia. Let’s see if we can detect anything that may shed some light on our mystery guests.

Previously:

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

1957 gay wedding

First of all, we have a partial image of a TV set.

1957 gay wedding

And next to the TV is what appears to be a record player. Recall the expensive Grundig/Braun radio in Part 3.

1957 gay wedding
We also have some LPs next to the Hi-Fi… They look like boxed sets and could be recordings of operas or some other extended or collected set. It seems safe to say that music is important to this household.

1957 gay wedding
And this looks like a liquor cabinet. The doily (or antimacassar to be technical) on the chair seems a bit out of place in the 1950s. Hm. Any ideas?

1957 gay wedding

Blonde furniture. Yes, we are in the 1950s here.

But what’s this?

1957 gay wedding
Is this an unintentional shot of the bathroom? Laundry room? Any ideas?

To be continued.

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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2 Responses to Gentlemen, Your Wedding Photos Are Ready After 62 Years, Part 5

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