E.T aka Made by Betty

E.T aka Made by Betty

Hidden mother photo

Look!Posted by Elisabeth Mon, August 25, 2014 21:00:11

Back in the late 1800 it was common practice for the mother, or other caretaker, to hold the child steady during thewith half-minute-long exposure time, since any wriggling would blur the image,. "Yet at the same time, the mother was expected to hide any sign that she was actually in the frame." The results were frequently bizarre, with the viewer expected somehow to ignore the creepy figure that loomed in the background like a bulky ghost.




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