What was up with this weird trend of posing in front of TVs?
From Vintage Everyday:
“Go Over There, By the TV” – The thing your mum asks you to go and stand in front of when she takes your picture. TVs were a prime example when they arrived in many homes in the 1950s, both a source of pride and wonder.
Over the last few decades artist Oliver Wasow has been amassing pictures of people posing with their sets from found photography, creating a haunting collection in which the inanimate objects are the centre of attention rather than the human in shot. Here’s some of funny interesting snapshots of people standing next to their televisions.
Interesting that we sort of just stopped doing his. Thankfully!