September 7, 2009

Two Women Boxing at Freshwater

This is obviously a drinking party gone weird. The fellow at the left is even holding a bottle, just in case the ladies need a little Dutch courage.

Glass Plate Negative
1895, photographer Harry Phillips
from the Powerhouse Museum Collection


Ms. Moon said...

Why is my mommy hitting Freddy's mommy?

downtown guy said...

Because Freddy's mommy is a bitch.

Steph said...

This is staged, right?

downtown guy said...

I think, due to the limitations of the technology, pretty much every picture from that era is somewhat staged.