Great observation, Bob. Our perception of Queen Mary has been heavily influenced by retouched photographs which were common in those days. Here is a comparison of details from photos taken at the same sitting in 1927. The left one has been retouched while the right one has not, or if so to a lesser extent. If the right photo's focus was as sharp as the one on the left, the differences would be even more apparent.
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