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Weiss Family Photo Compare

For Wordless Wednesday I posted this picture below. It was from a grouping of unidentified family photo’s graciously shared by the Bass and Morris Families. The painstaking task of matching known photo’s with unknown has begun and I would like to venture a guess on this one.

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My first thought studying this, was, could these be siblings? An older sister with a younger brother. The young man seems to be of mid teen age.

A photo that was identified was this fabulous family photo of Marks Hyamovitch and his wife Polly (Pauline) Weiss

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Comparing the photo of Polly from the family portrait photo above to the younger woman, do you think these two woman could be the the same; could it be a younger Polly Weiss? I think possibly.

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Polly was born in 1882 and she had a younger brother named Phillip, aka Pacey born in 1885.

Comparing the known photo of Pacey on his wedding day (1906) with the one of the younger man, do you think these two men the same? I think very likely.

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The question is ~ could this be a picture of Polly Hyamovitch nee Weiss (1882) with her brother Phillip Weiss (1885)? I am strongly leaning to yes.

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I would love to hear from you on this question