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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • FLY CANADIAN PACIFIC, c. 1950s

Mrs. Jim Jr.: The Do-Over

Mrs. Jim Jr.: The Do-Over

Washington, D.C., circa 1938. "Mrs. James R. Arneill Jr." None the worse for being shot a second time. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

A slight degree of madness

She looks like a cast member in Reefer Madness. Those pupils are HUGE!

On the right track

Well, Mrs. Arneill looks a great deal better here than in that silly artsy shot, but we're not there yet.

A bit of irritation with the photographer is showing through here, perhaps. He didn't do this perfectly attractive young woman much of a service, at least not in the shots we've seen so far.

Mme. Arneill, Jr.

She'll have to settle for this shot. It's not really all that bad.

Proofs

These two photos remind me of the series of "proof" photos that we used to get for our high school yearbook. We would take home five or so pictures, and you could choose which one you wanted to order copies of and to appear in the yearbook. All the others got trashed.

I'm afraid that these somewhat unflattering photos of Mrs. Arneill might have fallen into the latter category.

Deer in the Headlights

Let's hope that the third time was a charm.

 
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