COMIC CHRISTMAS CARDS

The Gowland sense of humor, wit and playfullness was never more apparent than in their annual Christmas cards.  Each year they phtotgraphed themselves in amusing costumes and sent out cards accopanied by a witty pun that was often telling of the times. 

Ronnie & Nancy
Ronnie & Nancy

Trading arms for hostages

Med Flies
Med Flies
A pin is mightier
A pin is mightier

than the sword.

A breast in the hand,
A breast in the hand,

deserves a raise.

Anniversary
Anniversary
"The sun will come out
"The sun will come out

tomorrow."

A bird in the hand,
A bird in the hand,

better than on the foot.

Akabar's maid & butler.
Akabar's maid & butler.
In Atami,
In Atami,

Gowlands dress Japanese.

Alice and Peter edit a 16mm movie.
Alice and Peter edit a 16mm movie.
Christmas in our 50 year old pool.
Christmas in our 50 year old pool.
Texas roller rage
Texas roller rage
Beverly Hills road rage
Beverly Hills road rage
Pride flees Bride
Pride flees Bride
Fred and Ginger
Fred and Ginger
Christmas dinner
Christmas dinner
From Elizabeth and what's-his-name
From Elizabeth and what's-his-name
got the chimney blues.
got the chimney blues.
Have tutu will travel.
Have tutu will travel.
Unusual picture of Alice in the air
Unusual picture of Alice in the air

and Dickey posing with his back to the camera!

Peter 1940
Peter 1940