• found skeleton

    I can’t lay claim to the above photograph, it’s an image from the Powerhouse Museum Collection on Flickr. It’s a glass plate negative from Sydney-based photographic studio from around 1890 through to 1920. It’s public domain, and I’ve added a bit of sepia toning and more contrast. Flickr has a magnificent section of its web site called The Commons. Museums and public institutions from around the world post images from their archives that are out of copyright (mostly). I could spend hours looking through their collections. I think about the people captured in the images, and the kind of lives they led. Maybe in a 100 years someone will examine…