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Hidden Mothers: Spooky Photographs of Victorian Babies Held by Their Mothers

By • Dec 4th, 2013 • Category: Funny, Latest Posts, Photography, Weird

Have you ever had difficulties trying to get a baby to sit down and pose for a picture? It’s a huge headache now, but it was even harder for mothers in the Victorian era, when camera technology made posing for photographs difficult. These weird photos will show you how these mothers got their kids to calm down to get their pictures taken. Babies had to be held by their mothers who, with the best of intentions, hid themselves in quite peculiar and creepy ways so they could calm their child and also stay out of the shot.

Hidden 19th Century Fore-Edge Paintings Found on the Pages of a Book

By • Sep 3rd, 2013 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Painting

While most of us know that some of the greatest treasures can be found in books, turns out that sometimes they also appear on the fore-edges of the pages. Recently Colleen Theisen shared a gif she made, showing an amazing example of fore-edge painting on the side of the book from 1873. The painting was found on the edge of Robert Mudie’s book Autumn at the University of Iowa.