June 26, 2006

OK, parse this

While sorting through a box of family photographs, I was brought up short by this postcard:

The two stumbling gentlemen would seem to be King Edward VII and Czar Nicholas. The ladies might represent Brazil (if color is the relevant attribute) and Spain, but I know of no early 20th century diplomatic crisis that involved those four nations. Any ideas?

Posted by oook at June 26, 2006 08:18 AM

No ideas, but it's terrific.

Posted by: Bryan Alexander at June 26, 2006 11:39 AM

Whoa. Wish I knew.

Posted by: Gardner at June 26, 2006 01:53 PM