If I remembered who it was, I wouldn't ask!

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JFK

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If I remembered who it was, I wouldn't ask!

PostTue Aug 22, 2017 7:48 pm

My brain has early onset arthritis- won't you help, please?
The photo is signed "May" or "Mary."


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Re: If I remembered who it was, I wouldn't ask!

PostWed Aug 23, 2017 5:00 am

May McAvoy, you think?
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If I remembered who it was, I wouldn't ask!

PostWed Aug 23, 2017 8:55 am

The dealer to whose site you've linked is offering the same photo on Etsy- that's where I bumped into it. Though the dealer identifies the lady in the photo as McAvoy (1899-1984), I don't think it looks much like her, and, for the 50-ish woman in this photo to have been McAvoy, the portrait would have to have been taken when the Witzel studio no longer existed. But I most certainly could be wrong, as my eyes are, increasingly, for the most part, shame-faced liars.
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Re: If I remembered who it was, I wouldn't ask!

PostWed Aug 23, 2017 11:14 am

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Conrad Nagel says, "If that's a photo of you May, I'll eat my hat!"

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