These images were created from scanned tintypes from the 19th century. Tintypes were the first practical means of recording ones image. In this series my use of the sphere is a reference to Darwin’s study of biological determination; a held belief that women were “the weaker” sex. This fueled the idea that men and women inhabit separate spheres. Spheres were strictly defined by […]
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