Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Momma's Blue Eyes

From the LLF John Holly Williams Collection

The library caption has this photo as part of unidentified Family Groups 1850-1920.

I find this one captivating. Note the elder female's bluer than blue eyes; the old gentleman's cape, held together with some type of pin; and what is apparently their daughter or granddaughter adorned in flowers; all in front of what was most likely a family quilt hung as an itinerate photographer's backdrop. 

I cannot say exactly why, but this one is another one of my favorites. 

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