The Babuska lady never came forward, despite evidence showing that she was capturing the tragedy in some way from a relatively good position.
Young Woman & Mask Specialty:Russian Type:Figural shaped perfumes Designer/Maker:Possibly by New Dawn factory, Moscow, USSR Markings:Woman in babushka; Lady's face Date or Era:Soviet era 1922-1989 Dimensions:3 3/4 in; 2 3/4 in
Oliver says that she obtained a picture of the "Babushka Lady" and had blow-ups done of the feet; Oliver has a particular deformation involving the placement and small size of her little toe.
Babushka Lady was seen holding a camera by eyewitnesses & also seen in accounts of the assassination She was observed standing on the grass between Elm & Main sts.even though the shooting had already happened & surrounding witnesses took cover, she can be seen standing with the camera.After the shooting, she crossed Elm St & joined the crowd on grassy knoll in search of a gunman. Last seen in pics walking east on Elm & neither she nor the film she may have taken have been positively…
Babushka lady is on the left, close to the road and wearing a scarf. The Babushka Lady is a nickname for an unknown woman present during the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy who might have photographed the events that occurred in Dallas' Dealey Plaza at the time President John F. Kennedy was shot. Her nickname arose from the headscarf she wore similar to scarves worn by elderly Russian women (бабушка – babushka – literally means "grandmother" or "old woman" in Russian).
The mystery of the Babushka Lady - Clearly shown in several photographs is a woman with what appears to be a camera of some kind in front of her face, pointing directly at the president’s motorcade when the shots were fired. She is located close to the street, and had an extremely good vantage point for capturing the events surrounding the shooting.