Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/6/2012

Old portraits of children with creepy ‘ghostmothers’ in the background show how far mums would go for a good photo

In the early days of photography, many well-off families jumped at the chance to have their precious children’s likeness captured for eternity.

The one trick that they had to deal with next, after finding photographers willing to set up the bulky equipment and travelling to the portrait location, was getting the little babies to sit still for the entirety of the session. for more click here

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