Cabinet Card photo found in Antique Store in Chandler, Az
Photographer Felfer, Cooperstown, N.Y.
On back of photo in black cursive it says Fannie “A Merry Christmas” Myrtle E. Chase 3 1/2 yrs old.”
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Cute little one, but what a sourpuss! For a Christmas greeting it’s too bad she didn’t smile! I’m sure she had a beautiful one. Interesting how so many folks photographed in those days were so dour and unsmiling isn’t it?
Thanks for sending it though, I’m sure she grew up to be a “heart-breaker”!
I agree, she doesn’t look very happy, does she? I’m afraid I’m in the same boat as she, posterity-wise….the only baby portrait I have of myself is one where I’m bawling my eyes out. Much worse than this. Thanks for posting!
Oh crikey, what a grumpy-looking little thing she is! I was a flower girl at my uncle’s wedding when I was 3 or so and after the extensive hairdressing (new experience for me) and the dressing up and the long journey, I was rather less than impressed. The only photos of me were taken as I ran off through the rose beds. I spent the entire meal hiding under a table with my brother while guests tried to entice us out with yucky wedding cake. Tears before bedtime…
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