Estelle Duval is my great-grandmother. She was a photographer. Together with my great-grandfather, she owned Duval Portraits in Spokane. I have thousands of photographs that she took. Thousands.
This photo is one I had never seen until just recently when I scanned a few more negatives. Unfortunately, my scanner has a very limited window for scanning negatives and so this is a cropped version. The actual negative is a bit wider. I discovered that the rest of my stash of negatives are even wider than this one. Bummer! I’m going to have to do a little research on scanners and see if I can find one that can accommodate the range of negative sizes I have in my possession. Despite that little setback, I am still in awe of the image that results from scanning a negative. ❤️
There were two shots of Grandma Duval from this sitting. Here is the other. I prefer the first. She has a lovely smile.
Happy Thursday, I hope it’s a fantastic genealogy discovery week for each of you!! xoxo