Wednesday, April 21, 2010

c1900 Group Photo of Belfast, Maine area Young Adults, Possibly Students? Offspring? Grand Offspring?

c1900 photograph of a group of young adults taken by Tuttle & Son Studio of Belfast, Maine. Sadly, no identification on the reverse.

This photograph may depict a graduating class in the Belfast, Maine, area, a class  dominated by women, with but one young man.  Perhaps the year determined by researching classes in the late 1800s/early 1900s to see if there were any with just one lone male.

However, the dog in the lower right corner has me thrown for a loop!   Did teachers bring their dogs to school?

Maybe instead this is a group photo of a couple's children, or grandchildren, with the family dog a necessary part of any portrait.

If you have any ideas on this, please leave a comment.

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