Susan Adrienne 1940-1991 by Scott Mitchell
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A restored photo of my mother, Susan, taken when she was 4 years old, in 1944. I can easily see myself in this photo, especially the nose and eyes – I definitely favor my mom. I am assuming either one of my grandparents shot the photo or it was taken at a professional studio (probably Olan Mills – this looks like a pro-foto). The photo was torn, creased, and substantially faded. I wanted to restore this basically because my mom meant and still means SO much to me. I lost her 21 years ago, but think of her and talk with her every day. I even bought a small bottle of the perfume she wore, so when I am feeling down, I spritz it into the room, and I can smell her.
I love you mom – this is for you. xoxox

(not for sale – this one is just for me.)

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  • mmargot
    mmargotover 2 years ago

    Beautiful and loving restoration, Scott!

  • Thank you so much, my dear Margot! xo

    – Scott Mitchell

  • linmarie
    linmarieover 2 years ago

    oh.. I see you too in your mothers beautiful aurora.. what an amazing, thoughtful refreshed memory my friend♥

  • Thank you, my friend. She is always with me. xo

    – Scott Mitchell

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyover 2 years ago

    Beautifully restored – such a pretty little girl

  • I agree – she was such a little cutie.
    Thanks so much, Chris!

    – Scott Mitchell

  • Berns
    Bernsover 2 years ago

    How beautiful !

  • thank you, my dear friend! Happy New Year! xo

    – Scott Mitchell

  • cindy50
    cindy50about 2 years ago

    Wonderful work! – click on the banner to view all featured work on our Home Page

  • Many many thanks, Jacqui! My mother would be proud! :))

    – Scott Mitchell

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