This is one of the most popular images in my flickr stream. It's no mystery why. They are pretty epic.
It's so cute how bored she looks. She is such a chubby baby! I just wanna pinch her cheeks. I'm not sure who she is, but this is a photo that is actually from my grandmother's collection. It has to be a distant relative of mine I suppose. I do know the date was 1912. Possibly in Arkansas. Pretty perfect natural light, professional studio clearly. I also have a small china doll that is from the family during this era that has the same sort of black leggings... I wonder if she's the one who played with it.