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Photograph Showcase: From an Oval Frame

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DUVAL, Deane and Estelle, 2 Sep 1944

Deane & Hope Estelle Maffit Duval, 1944

MAFFIT, Estelle, 1941

Hope Estelle Maffit Duval, 1941

I found these two photos in an old oval frame at my mom’s house.  I rescued them and the frame.  My mom wants the top photo back, I think I’ll hand deliver it rather than mail it.  But that bottom photo – I think I am going to repair the oval frame and display this photo in it.  Estelle is my great grandmother.  She was likely the person who hand painted these with oil paints.  She left a wonderful legacy of photos.  I am so grateful.

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8 thoughts on “Photograph Showcase: From an Oval Frame

  1. What beautiful photos. I love the hand-colouring too.

  2. My great-grandfather was a part-time photographer during this period and also colored some photos. These are wonderful.

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