Friday, June 10, 2011

Posing for the camera c. 1900


Lucy Corrander said...

What an excellent image.


Hels said...

Having a studio portrait taken seemed to be a very serious business. Formal clothing, no smile, upright posture and presumably a bit of a wait while the professional got it all set up.

Hermes said...

Portrait sitters always look so glum in this period. A ten minute wait probably brings on rigor mortis!