The back of the photo shows that it has been removed from an album. There is handwriting, some of which is obscured due to the album removal. What remains states of lady only then the artists instructions are F 69
Monday, 28 November 2011
Lost Heirlooms - Unidentified Photos Post Fourteen - (Grand) Mother & Child
Either this woman had this child late in her life, or she is in fact the grandmother. The photo was taken in the early 1900s. The photographer was P. Doeberinger. Given the German sounding name, this photo was likely taken in what would then have been Berlin which is now Kitchener.