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    • Pamela Kempher

      Souvenir photo, unknown location, however, I have a similar picture of my great- great grandmother in front of the same waterfall, and we have always assumed that it was in the Grand Canyon. . . .

    • Ashley Halsey

      i'm glad to know that riding on strange, stuffed animals is steeped in tradition. Souvenir photo, unknown location. // By -Snapatorium- at flickr

    • Keira-Louise Williams

      ....those crazy Victorians. Lol cuz who doesn't want a pic of themselves on an elk in front of a waterfall??

    • Rachael

      a horse is a horse of course of course... except when it's an elk | those crazy Victorians. What ya doin? Oh you know hanging out, relaxing, riding my ELK!

    • Manuela Molk

      a horse is a horse of course of course... except when it's an elk | those crazy Victorians.

    • Kristen Throop

      Vintage photo of woman sitting on elk by a waterfall

    • Shauna Swank-Sahlein

      #antlers Souvenir photo, unknown location.

    • Lizzy Zumbaugh

      Souvenir photo / vintage photography

    • Risa Chigira

      My Pet Reindeer

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