Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Man & Wife


6th plate daguerreotype


Notice the (artificial) blush on their faces. The hairdo of the wife is characteristic for this period (mid 19th century).


next episode: Louis Bonaparte

2 comments:

  1. What a curious way to place your arms. I wonder if he was posed by the photographer or just had no familiarity before a camera.

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  2. It's indeed a bit strange, maybe there was a medical problem with his right arm?

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