“Pets of the Family” is an interesting picture that appears to depict a young family conducting their daily activities with their pets, which are probably used to provide value to the family in their daily endeavors. . One may notice a chicken, a mule, and a pig that are lingering with the family and being
This photograph, entitled Mahratta Chief and his Attendants, depicts an affluent Indian chief sitting with two servants waiting on him. The Chief is sitting, staring intently at the camera, whereas his two aides’ eyes are caste towards him. While the leader sits in an ornate, carved wooden chair the others must either stand or sit
The photograph titled, Ghatee Hamalls, or Bearers, was taken around the 1850s or 1860s by William Johnson, and displays six men outside a building. In the center of the photograph, there is a man who appears to be lounging in a raised-up compartment. The fact that he is being carried insinuates that he is too
This picture from the William Johnson album was taken between 1855 and 1859 in the Photographs from west India collection and titled, Maharatta Temple. At first glance, you notice three Indian men standing by the temple with only one or two articles of clothing that are covering them. They also seem to not make eye
An unknown photographer in Mexico captured the photo above around 1897. There are three women in the still shot and one woman halfway cut out of the picture. Each woman is paired with a small child while cooking. Because there is one child per woman, one could assume that the women are teaching the children
The photo, “Lowana Women”, was taken by photographer William Johnson around 1855-1862 in Western India. The three women in the photo seem to be wearing very plain, traditional Indian outfits. The women are not in the middle of a bustling city with ornate clothing, which means the women are probably lower class or lower middle-class.
In the photograph, A Mahratta Chief and his Attendants, three people are present. From the photo, it appears that the three people are on top of a balcony. The attendants are barefoot, but the Chief has some type of shoes on his feet. The attendants are dressed in pretty basic, plain clothing and head wear,
Gen. Villa By C.C. Harris The infamous General Villa stands before a locomotive, accompanied by two of his soldiers. Villa looks down at the camera, almost condescendingly as his soldier partially blocks the camera, as if to shield his general’s honor from the photographer. Based on the tension surround General Villa in the photograph,
The title of this painting by Townshend Phot is Bengal-Nagpur Railway Construction and was taken in the early 1980s in India. This photograph gives the viewer a strong idea of how difficult it was in this era to not only build the railroads but also see how important the railroads were to be for the
This photograph from 1910 was taken in Mexico and shows a dead man lying on the ground, a man kneeling beside him, and two more men surrounding them with horses. The men surrounding the dead man are assumed to be friends who are tending to the man. The photographer is close to the men when he captures the image, making the viewer feel part of the scene. While the people in the image do not seem rich, they have guns and horses which suggest that they are not especially poor either. This photograph begs several questions. What happened to the man? Why are the men surrounding a person who is already dead? Are they trying to help him?