Monday, August 10, 2009

Ancestor Makeover




Meet Great Great Grandpa







This portrait hung in our home for years and was showing some serious signs of wear. The colors were fading and much of the detail was deteriorating






Then I found the original photo that was used to make the portrait:









So I had a new image produced in the correct size for the frame, and replaced the worn out print





It was a special surprsie for my Dear Husband...who has a strong family resemblance to this ancestor:
similar nose, same chin, and very distinctive eyes.









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