The invisible mothers

These mysterious looking old photographs were not intended to be as sinister as they may appear to us. IN order to make the best use of the technology of the time, and to achieve a well-focussed photograph of the ever-fidgeting children, photographers used to apply this trick. More photos here
The invisible mothers. Photos: http://www.retronaut.co/2011/10/the-invisible-mother/

The invisible mothers. Photos: http://www.retronaut.co/2011/10/the-invisible-mother/


Categories: The Idle Ethnographer, Visual Sociology

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