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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Page Turner: 1922

Page Turner: 1922

New York circa 1922. A label transcribed as "Farraham" semi-identifies this enigmatic lady, last seen here. Bain News Service glass negative. View full size.

 

I agree

The feet are the tip-off.

No to Grafanola

I would be willing to wager that Madame F is not the same lady sitting on the Grafanola. OOOPS! Now I think she is the same lady. Guess I clicked on the wrong pic.

Madame F

I'd swear to it, eyestrained - good catch!

Madame F

Does anyone else think the lady pictured here (and in the other four Madame F photos) is the same lady pictured sitting on a Grafanola as featured on Shorpy in this post?

Reading Matter

That cannot be my dissertation she's reading because her eyes are open.

 
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