AMAZING PHOTO: Circa 1901, continuing our tour of New York. "Doyers Street, Chinatown." A wholesome neighborhood where milk can be purchased "by the glass." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. When viewed in full size it's even better.
This photo is beautifully conceptualized, but in a greater sense it also alludes to a profound truth of the sacred geometric proportions of the human form. Within the hand are proportions that reflect the Golden Ratio, also known as Phi, equal to approximately 1.618. Between the segments on a finger, the relationship between one joint to the next equates to Phi; this ratio is also expressed in other proportions of the human