I’ve had this picture for many years. It’s always been with the group of pictures I got from my maternal grandmother. There are no identifying names or dates or photo studio names on this photo. On the reverse side of the picture is a hand written number, 6041. That same number is on the upper right corner of the frame.
I don’t have any pictures of my mother when she was that young. The earliest photos I have of her are from about age 2. She had two older sisters and a brother. The oldest sister, Dorothy Irene Milne, died before my mother was born and I know this is not her, as I have baby pictures of her and this is not that baby. I don’t think it could be my Mom’s other sister, Joan Esther Milne, because of the facial features. I know it’s not her brother, Robert Andrew Milne, because he looks totally different in his baby pictures. So, is it my mother?
We can’t just say “this is a picture of whoever” without knowing for sure, or having some kind of evidence. That’s my conundrum right now.
A little background info: My mother was born in 1924, so this picture dates to that time if it is her. Her siblings were born in 1907, 1909 and 1915.
I am going to share other pictures of my Mom at various ages, below, and allow you to chime in with your comments and conclusions.
My Mom always had that cute little turned up nose. She had brown hair and brown eyes. Of course, most caucasian babies are born with light eyes that change later on.
As always, thanks for your comments and opinions.
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