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 Christopher Colin Johnston & Family (#36)
Ca. 1883, restored 2005 Cliff. Johnston

Christopher Colin Johnston & Family (#36)

Midland, Michigan, U. S. A.

Harvey Donald Johnston, 1882-1932
Christopher Colin Johnston, 1855-1936
Elenor "Ellen" Sophia (McDonald) Johnston, 1859-?

Here we have the proud papa and his first born with mama making sure that he's doing everything right.

If you look carefully you can see that one of the baby's shoes fell off, and the father moved both of his hands. The slow exposure makes it look as if he has 2 right hands and a mutant left hand...may be the Martians have landed! The conundrum: Should I retouch the image to eliminate the "extra" hands or leave them "as taken"?

This image is from an original tintype photograph, ca. 1883, which was scanned, emailed to me, and restored in 2005. The tintype image measures 2-9/16"x3-1/2". full exif

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Jennifer (Johnston) St. Onge 09-May-2007 22:09
My grandfather's name is harvey dean johnston....recently a geneology of the johnston family was done and the people named in the above pic were mentioned several times! very interesting