color to this 1901 Underwood & Underwood stereo view, originally
entitled Anticipation: Visions
of the Future,to enhance the sense
of dropping in on a newly married couple in their richly-appointed
living room over a hundred years ago.
As the young couple contemplates their
first Christmas tree, we see what they imagine: the ghostly images
of children yet to come. The children they anticipate could be our
grandparents, great-grandparents, or greater still (depending on your
"May the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future
Be with You And Yours This Year"