Moving forward. This feels like a family. Somewhat dowdy mom holding her dear daughter tight and the somewhat distant husband, with a hat just a bit small, lost in the wonder of the photographs of famous actors and artist/writers, a shop display made possible by recent advances in plate glass.
I love this photo from the 1880s
Several people looking at photographs on display in a photographer's studio window
I think they are together--arms linked. I will do a small painting 12" x 16" and then perhaps a really large one.