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"Time traveler" caught in museum photo ?


Posted on Sunday, 18 April, 2010 | Comment icon 54 comments


Image credit: virtualmuseum.ca

 
An intriguing photograph from the 1940s showing a man in modern clothing has been doing the rounds on the web.

The photograph shows a crowd of people at the reopening of the South Fork Bridge in British Columbia, one of the people there however is wearing shades, a modern looking top and has a portable camera. But is it really a mystery ?

"It’s the short description for the photograph shown at the virtual Bralorne Pioneer Museum, from British Columbia, Canada."

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Comment icon #45 Posted by startover on 4 May, 2010, 9:02
Nope lol I'm not all that convinced about time travel. Do i think it would be a great discovery? Yes, but we can't handle that. Plus, Doctor who is a bit of an idiot Maybe humans will become friendlier and more helpful beings in the future, but it just looks like it's all going downhill to me... No time machine will ever change that. Or maybe it will... Never say Never
Comment icon #46 Posted by StarryEyedNight on 10 May, 2010, 6:46
Just supposing he is out of place, as it has been noted, there's the woman and the girl looking at him, right? Maybe the photographer taking the photo intentionally took a picture of that guy just because he thought, "that guy looks a little odd".
Comment icon #47 Posted by StarryEyedNight on 10 May, 2010, 7:06
Here is a follow up article http://forgetomori.com/2010/fortean/another-photo-of-hipster-time-traveller-found/
Comment icon #48 Posted by tomt on 21 August, 2010, 0:10
thats what New Jersey looks like, from the safety of Manhattan
Comment icon #49 Posted by questionmark on 21 August, 2010, 0:34
Hmmm...modern man with hand knit jacket? Only hippies, but that blokes surely does not look like a hippie.
Comment icon #50 Posted by jesspy on 25 August, 2010, 4:00
Awww i was going to say that. Lol. I say its some man who cant dress properly for his time period. Im sure with the way kids dress these days in 60 years they will be questioning some photo....if we have photos.... also are there any super heroes who would wear an "M" on their knit shirt?....besides mighty mouse.. Otherwise the old chick next to him is his mum and she made it for him and she said "you aint going out in this weather waith out a sweater" and he said "but muuuuuuuummmm" and she said "here put this one on you look nice in it" and he said &... [More]
Comment icon #51 Posted by Phil Cooper on 10 September, 2010, 18:57
Isn’t it obvious? The photo was taken in British Columbia. The Canadian Rockies are in British Columbia. The man in question is wearing glacier glasses. The glasses, his attire and the compact camera are consistent with what a mountaineer would have used in the 1940's. Sorry, no time travelers here!
Comment icon #52 Posted by misty55 on 5 January, 2011, 3:18
case of the photo has been solved, sorry to disappoint anyone.
Comment icon #53 Posted by misty55 on 5 January, 2011, 3:23
The only clothes that never go out of fashion is black suit and black shoes lol His shirt is simply a hockey shirt from a team that played in Canada 1924-38 Montreal Maroons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montreal_Maroons


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