Leislmoon says: "This is a picture of my Great grandmother on her wedding day. She is still alive, and even though her husband is now dead, she still feels a great fondness for him, and looks back upon this picture as the best day of her life."
My Mums schoolfriend married her French Canadian in a very Make do and mend WWII ceremony you can tell its a wedding because someone gave Doris a silver paper horseshoe for luck,they emmigrated to Montreal and had a very happy family.
What a great photo! I was unfamiliar with this tradition, but as submitter Diddleymaz pointed out, it was a Canadian custom for wartime brides to carry silver horseshoes made of paper. You can read more about Canadian War Brides at the <