Thursday, 23 June 2016

QF1016 : The Woman With The Genetic Stare

Beanland Family Archive Collection (QF1016)

This is a scan of a print that was part of a pile of "unknown" photographs that I inherited from my parents. The most noticeable thing about her is the strength of her stare - it could bend iron bars. My mother had a stare like that, so perhaps this might be a picture of one of her relatives. It could even be her mother - Kate Kellham - although it doesn't look like the other photographs of her I have in my collection. But that stare - it's almost genetic

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