Today -May 14th 2017 -it’s Mother’s Day.

(For those who did not know (including myself) the day was founded by a woman (and I always thought it was a man (!) called Anna Marie Jarvis (May 1st 1864) who held a private Mother’s Day celebration in memory of her mother, Because of her influence in chruch, the day became a celebration. And since 1912 after an association was founded to promote Mother’s Day in other countries).

photo 1 : 

Frederick W. Freer [The Young Mother], 1896

photo 2 : 

“Five O’Clock Tea” (1905) by Peter Newell (1862-1924), American artist and author

photo 3:  Joseph Christian Leyendecker : Mother’s Day


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