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A Place in the Sun: 1910

A Place in the Sun: 1910

New York playground c. 1910. View full size. Geo. Grantham Bain collection.

 

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When I was young we would sometimes turn backwards.

KC

Posed or Candid?

Were they posed? Or were they candid? If this was a candid shot, why so many turned around backwards?

TK
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[Hard to say almost a hundred years later, but I would imagine someone said something to the effect of "smile for the camera." In any case this would have been a big box camera on a tripod, so they'd have to know they were being photographed. - Dave]

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