06/11/2014

WOULD YOU LIKE ME TO TAKE YOUR HEAD, SIR?

The following images illustrate the Victorian craze for 'photoshopping' photographs, sometimes with rather disturbing results...
























3 comments:

  1. Love the last one - Head Entree? - He appears to holding a string/wire - could this be one of the first selfie's?

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  2. I didn't know about a Victorian craze for 'photoshopping' photographs. Thank you for the posting. Now I understand, that the manipulations, which I found in a self portait by Henry Holiday, fit into the picture, so to speak. Watch the fingers: http://www.ipernity.com/doc/goetzkluge/18691105/
    (I also added something to the photo. But that is another story.)

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