A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters don't often see people in these old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. Hard to guess which one is the mother.
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A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.
Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.
Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years
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