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  • Matthew J. Adams

    Victorian Photo Shoot

  • voisang

    1800s Portrait of three women featured in the book The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious by W.M. Hunt. The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious presents a wonderfully idiosyncratic and compelling collection of photographs assembled around a particular theme: in each image, the gaze of the subject is averted, the face obscured or the eyes firmly closed. (via La Lettre de la Photographie and turnofthecentury)

  • Rhonda Henry

    Vintage photo 1800s Portrait of three women featured in the book The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious by W.M. Hunt. The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious presents a wonderfully idiosyncratic and compelling collection of photographs assembled around a particular theme: in each image, the gaze of the subject is averted, the face obscured or the eyes firmly closed.

  • Louise

    Unknown photographer, Portrait of three women, 19th century / The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious (Aperture, 2011) by W.M. Hunt via  La Lettre de la Photographie

  • Neue Formation

    nice old photograph

  • Andrea Jones

    from the archive of fine art photography collector, W.M. Hunt

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He's smiling, one eye is swollen shut, and you can still see the mischief in his eye! I love this kid! This picture makes ME happy. :)

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