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The Williamson Family by John Mix Stanley, 1841-42 US (New York?), the Metropolitan Museum of Art
I think the child is a boy, but I’m not entirely sure.  The clothes and hair are awfully feminine, but that toy horse is damning.  Tough one.

The Williamson Family by John Mix Stanley, 1841-42 US (New York?), the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I think the child is a boy, but I’m not entirely sure.  The clothes and hair are awfully feminine, but that toy horse is damning.  Tough one.

(Source: metmuseum.org)

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    I love the 1840s!
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    The child is most likely a girl. The hair is parted in the middle - always a must with girls and women. Boys and men...
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    This child is a girl. You can tell by the part in her hair. Women and girls parted their hair in the middle, boys and...
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    IDK. The horse toy says probably, but we’ve got curls and white shoes instead of cropped hair and red shoes? No way of...
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