Posing Baby, Hidden Parent

I was just reading a story the other day about mothers and fathers hiding under blankets to hold their child while they pose for photographs when I came across this one:

I think there could be someone under there...

Found in "My Opinions and Betsey Bobbet's" by Josiah Allen's Wife. Published by American Publishing, 1872.

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1 comment:

  1. My one-year-old picture was shot at home by a pro baby photographer. My mom told me she was under the covered piano bench I was sitting on holding my ankles. I didn't know they did that way back then too. Interesting.