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This photo was in a group of photographs I purchased at a flea market. The photos that were dated were over a hundred years so I would guess this was taken around the turn of the century. This one had "Mrs Dillie Taylor, Okla" written on the reverse. I find the photograph amusing because the kids look genuinely annoyed at having to sit for the camera. View full size.