Photo Mystery Monday: December 14, 2015

Be a photo detective! What is going on in this picture? Do you have a guess as to what year it might be? Where in Florida could this be? What people, objects and activities do you notice?

Try an artist’s trick. Divide the photo into four quadrants and study each section. What new details do you see? Based on what you have observed, what can you infer from this photograph? What questions do you have?

Come back on Friday when we will update the post with more identifying information!


 UPDATE: Max Campbell bailing out a hunting blind at Lake Jackson (ca. 1907)

This photo shows Max Campbell bailing out a hunting blind at Lake Jackson (ca. 1907).


 

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4 thoughts on “Photo Mystery Monday: December 14, 2015

  1. I don’t see a shotgun of any kind, which would indicate he might be hunting. I’m wondering if he might be a biologist or environmentalist conducting some type of experiment in the hyacinth filled waters. I also wonder how he got where he is, since I don’t see a boat of any kind around.

  2. It looks like some sort of oil slick but its in a lake, he looks
    like he is holding and looking into an old can of some type. I
    think my minds working overtime. Just sayin. Jan Knowles

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