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June Wetting: 1912

June Wetting: 1912

Summer 1912. "District of Columbia parks. Children at fountains and pools." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

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Speed of camera...

The camera speed seems pretty fast, for 1912, to capture the action like that.

[Note these recommended exposure times for stopping fast motion from a 1909 magazine article. -tterrace]

Kids will splash

image how hot it was in DC before air-conditioning. It's nice to see the girls in this photo letting loose and enjoying themselves. Too often, girls look too stiff and proper in these old photos.

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