Shared Photo: Elizabeth Harris Dawes portrait

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I wanted to share this family portrait of Elizabeth (Harris) Dawes with the community. Location: Wales or United States. Date: unknown.

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WikiTree profile: Elizabeth Dawes
asked in The Tree House by Jerry Dolman G2G6 Mach 6 (66.8k points)
edited by Jerry Dolman
Love her hair. How beautiful  :-)
Beautiful young Lady, Thanks for sharing!

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Beautiful photo Elizabeth does look gorgeous

Her hair style are amazing

Thank you for sharing
answered by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
selected by Jerry Dolman
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And she managed to look like that without makeup. <sigh>
answered by Deb Durham G2G6 Pilot (488k points)
Any guess at when the picture was taken? Clues that we have so far are the hair style, no makeup (She has beautiful and natural "Cupid's Bow" lips), no earring holes, no manicure, and  the dress. She lived 1887 to 1933. Although portraits may be different, I cannot tell if a glass plate negative was used. "Modern" day nitrate film negatives were invented in 1903. And I will NEVER guess a woman's age.
I would say somewhere in the first decade of the 20th century. I'm going to guess that this might have been taken right around the time of her marriage, so that would put it 1907/1908. Hair style and clothing, as well as her age, are about right for that.
+3 votes
Wonderful Family Treasure .. Her fine quality portrait really captures her natural and expressive persona.

 

Th'xs for your superb share ..
answered by Jerry Baraboo G2G6 Pilot (457k points)
+3 votes
Stunning photo, beautiful person
answered by Pat Kelynack G2G6 Mach 3 (39.5k points)

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