My 2x great grandmother for throwback Thursday. Going back to about 1885 or so, this photo was probably taken just before she left for the USA. There's a small gem on her left hand, but I don't believe she was engaged since she met her future husband once she arrived in the US. It's possible she went home to announce the engagement to her father and then returned to the USA, which would make the photo closer to 1890. The photo was taken at the studio for Heath & Bullingham in Plymouth, Devon, England. Jessie and her family lived in Lawhitton, Cornwall, but Plymouth is pretty close by.
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