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when I followed your links and clicked [enlarge], a pop-up opened with the photo
& then I could [copy image location]; using Firefox
so didn't have to download or screen-capture and re-host the photo.

What Andrew suggested, "try doing a View > Source"
is how I can get the location of photos on flickr - by searching for ".jpg"

to screen-capture (good for youtube)
have the video paused on the monitor, hit the [PrintScreen] key which puts it in the clipboard memory,
then open a graphics program and [Paste as New Image],
crop if necessary, save to your hard drive,
then re-host on Photobucket, and use that URL with "img" tags:
Ahh that's how you did it... I am at work and we have IE8 no FireFox here sadly.

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From what I can remember,(oh boy, here we go.....another long winded story from Ed) my parents bought my brothers and I a set of Automobile Encyclopedias around 1973 or 74 (or thereabouts) These were the days before internet when you had to actually read books to gather information.( back in the Dark Ages...LOL) Anyways, I remember something in the Ghia section (Ford owned Ghia at the time) where a one-off was done using a European Ford Granada and grafting a Lincoln look to it. From what I can also remember, it looked like a Mark IV grill instead of the Mercedes design but I could be wrong. (this is kinda like an early proposal for the Versailles??) My brother took the set of Automobile Encyclopedias when he was married in the 1980's so I don't know if he still has them. I'll have to ask.
I don't think it was an early proposal because it is a bit smaller than a Versailles. I think it was intended to be a Mercedes-Benz fighter.
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Re: 1973 Lincoln Mark I Concept Car

WAaaaaaaaaaaaaah I just lost an involved post - trying to re-create:

^ well if that concept wasn't a direct precursor to the Versailles
it shows that their thinking along those lines had already started
(an old Mercury textfile lists the Monarch as debuting as a '75)
((an even OLDer file, prolley on an HD in storage, had most models and basic dimensions going waaaay back))

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...These were the days before internet when you had to actually read books to gather information.( back in the Dark Ages...LOL)...
I lived thru those bleak days...I guess...seem to have blocked them out mostly now
...like when someone says they remember the 60's, they're lying. Most/many of us from back then now just draw a blank...PROVES we were there

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