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George Mark Wilson Photograph Collection

Mother and great-grand-aunt of the two daughters

Photographer’s manuscript note on verso: “Mother and the great-grand-aunt of the two daughters. Age of the g-g-a 103 yrs. Does not wear glasses, can walk, attend to household duties and possesses a remarkable memory. Is hard of hearing but can keep up a rapid fire conversation. Has a fine sense of humor. Eats what she wants, when she wants it, does not worry and has never had indigestion. Age authentic. (Relate story of the fractured hip and dislocated shoulder blade). Had her hair bobbed.”


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