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Posted 4 years ago


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Man from Lisbon...
I find this photo very strange…

The man looks like he was caught by the camera closing his eyes which is normal now a days, but in that time the exposure was too long to capture him with closed eyes isn’t that right?
Sometimes i think it is a post mortem photograph but that wasn’t very common in Portugal.
Does anyone has a good clue?

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  1. walksoftly walksoftly, 4 years ago
    He could have a lazy eye. Love that moustache!
  2. NinaRobson NinaRobson, 4 years ago
    Haha yes it could be...
    That moustache is tipical portuguese...
  3. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    I agree he has strange eyes.

    It doesn't look like a PM.

  4. too_much_stuff, 4 years ago
    possibly blind. not unusual for the blind to have portraits made. later in the 1900s photos were combined with pleas for sympathy or patronage.
  5. NinaRobson NinaRobson, 4 years ago
    Yes he could be blind i didnt think of that possibility...Thanks everyone!

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