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Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« on: Wednesday 12 September 18 13:29 BST (UK) »
I have recently found  a photo recorded as being of a volunteer group that I know my grandfather belonged to. The snip on the left is of someone in his very early 20s and the one on the right is my grandfather in his 50s.  I have larger restored version.

I've flipped the right hand photo so that they are looking in the same direction.

Do you think that they could possibly be the same person?

Thanks for any comments.

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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 20:18 BST (UK) »
Nose and Eyes are diffrent..Unlikely to be same person from my point of view

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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 21:18 BST (UK) »
Sorry dont think so :(  the ear looks different as well.

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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 21:53 BST (UK) »
I don't think they are the same - the pic on the left shows a young fellow with slightly protruding eyes, but this feature isn't apparent in the photo of the older man.

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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 22:32 BST (UK) »
I'm torn....they both have wide foreheads and a narrow bridge to the nose. They also both have fleshy skin beneath their eyes. The angle of the chin strap of the hat on the young man could alter the shape of the ears and ears do grow throughout life. The carriage of the older man's head and the lighting appears to narrow his eyes too making them look smaller due to squinting against the light.
I wouldn't rule it out.

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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 12 September 18 22:57 BST (UK) »
I think they could be, looking at the pouches under the eyes & the cleft under the bottom lip. But the eyes of the older man look set more closely together than the younger one.


My nose has definitely broadened out over the years so I discounted the noses.



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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 13 September 18 08:17 BST (UK) »
Thanks to you all for your comments.

It's tricky as he should be in the group photo somewhere and this was the nearest. I'll try to get a better photo.


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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 11 October 18 13:00 BST (UK) »
Possible but unlikely. Different shape face, ears, nose, chin size, eyes. Nose of the older man is more pointed. They have puffiness under the eyes but this is the only similarity that I can see.
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Re: Could these be the same person 35 years apart?
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 11 October 18 13:15 BST (UK) »
I think it possible that these are the same man .. If I had to jump off the fence either way I would say that they are.  People can change a bit over the decades but I can see similarities between the two.
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