Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Mother's shrouded


A neat photo dated Sept. 8, 1942 that's for sale on Etsy. According to the seller, mothers often covered themselves to calm their babies during photo shoots. I did not know that.

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  1. Quite a few people collect 19th century tintypes of "hidden mothers", but I've never seen such a late photo of this subject.

    Check out this post for a few examples: http://anonymousworks.blogspot.com/2007/04/o-mother-where-art-thou.html

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  2. I never heard of that either, very interesting. You have a nice blog.

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  3. I love Hidden Mother Photos.. kinda creepy yet intriging!

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