Oh, Baby!

George Clarence Milton Harding. Date 1913. Location Rowland, Pike, Pennsylvania. Scanned copy. Original privately held by Msteri, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE] California. 2008

This is my maternal grandfather I believe a little over a year of age. He was the seventh born of eight children, and was the second of two sons. I found this photo in my mother's photo album. The lower right corner apparently had been ripped, you can see the tape if you look closely.

The first born child was a son and then there were five daughters, my grandfather and then another daughter. I am very happy to have this photo in my collection and just love the outfit!

Submitted for the 7th edition of "Smile for the Camera" carnival.

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  1. This is a great picture, I started to grin as soon as I saw it. The outfit he is wearing is interesting. I'm not sure if it was constructed to have poofy legs or if they are scrunched up.

  2. I love this picture too. This little guy with that hat on his head...cutie pie! Thanks for sharing.

  3. What a wonderful picture! He was adorable. Makes me wish I could pick him up and walk around to see what that time period was truly like! Love pictures like this!

  4. Oh, the little man turned into the world's best grandpa! I still miss him!

  5. Hi keeg's mom, tipper, taylor-stales and apple!

    Thank you all for your comments. He was the most wonderful grandfather, still thought of often by our family, and greatly missed. His outfit is interesting, almost looks like a rope tied around his waist! Glad you all enjoyed!

  6. What a precious photo. I love the hat he is wearing. He seems to be enjoying it also.

  7. Oh my gosh, this is the cutest picture!

  8. Hi Professor Dru and TK,

    Glad you enjoyed the photo. It is one of my favorites. Thank you for leaving a comment!


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