If you’ve ever seen one of those “Can you spot the differences?” photos or drawings, you’ll understand June Thomazin’s problem with these two photos that belong to her cousins.
Photographs have complicated lives. Our ancestors posed for images, then those photographs often ended up scattered among relatives or abandoned. When you’re faced with an unidentified photo, ask extended family members if they’ve seen the image before. Often, another relative owns a captioned duplicate of your mystery image.