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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

"Between February 1894 and February 1901; date from photographer's logbook; notation on negative sleeve: Dunn baby." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio in Washington, D.C. View full size.


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Interesting position toddler Dunn is able to hold his (her?)left foot in. Don't think I could do quite that much of a foot curl even at that age.
Pre-Photoshop hand drawn wings are a bonus. Guess they are drawn on the negative, not scratched on it, because I am guessing they would be dark if the emulsion were scratched away.

Why am I dressed up like this

with nowhere to go?

No smiles

She(?) doesn't look too happy about the new year.

Changing the calendar page doesn't change the problems.

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