The Invisible Mother

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See the past like you wouldn’t believe

 

1800s:

The Invisible Mother

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‘This was a practice where the mother, often disguised or hiding, often under a spread, holds her baby tightly for the photographer to insure a sharply focused image.’

The Hidden Mother
(Ed. note: Link to a Flickr image pool from where the poster of this Retronaut page has taken the above photos)

Source: Retronaut – The Invisible Mother


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