This was more my mother’s style. Disturbingly, she told me this was me, which frightened me because I couldn’t remember ever getting my picture painted. (There’s a matching boy one, who of course was my brother.)
Overdose of sleeping pills, 31 March 1952. Esther Kirsch (nurse); Jonathan Pinne — 7 years (his mother gave him sleeping pills intending to murder him); Mrs. Elizabeth Pinne — 31 years (suspicion of murder attempt); Detective V.W. French.
Above: Mrs. Elizabeth Pinne
Boy kills self, 28 August 1951.
2-year-old George Geiger, who killed himself in temper tantrum after mother denied him candy.