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

4 comments:

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.