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unknown photographer, 19th century. mourning photo
19th century :: Japan
The shoemaker (late 19th century)
Possibly a mourning photograph, as it was customary to hide your face when in mourning.
Victorians often had portraits taken during times of mourning with their faces covered or veiled, or with their backs to the camera.
Love their little faces
Women in mourning, 19th century
Unknown Japanese man, 19th century.
Perhaps this is one of those mourning photos where people cannot show their faces in photographs. sjm
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