April 19, 2013

Victoria amazonica


Do you get the feeling that almost no one in this photo was 100% behind the idea?
Salem, North Carolina - 1892 - Frank Hege - @ National Geographic Found

4 comments:

B.E. Earl said...

Is that a dog in that chair? That's the win for the photo right there.

mr. downtown said...

Yep, And they smartly chose a rocking chair so it wouldn't poke through the pad.

Ms. Moon said...

I think you're right but it sure did end up being an interesting image.

mr. downtown said...

I think when I was a kid I had a book with a picture of a baby sleeping on a giant lilypad.