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Advertisers quickly recognized photography's potential to sell a particular product to a targeted audience. In this case, the picture promotes a brand of flour, prominently displayed at the corner of the table. The two women seem to be visiting in a kitchen at home, as they prepare food for baking. In fact, the photographer carefully posed them in his studio in front of a painted backdrop.


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photographer   C. Dunklee
date   c. 1890
location   Athol, Massachusetts
process/materials   black and white paper print mounted on cardboard
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.12.2203

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