19th-Century People Have No Clue What To Do With 21st-Century Technology

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This photo series from Los Angeles-based photographer Qingjian Meng, called “Gold Rush,” provides a glimpse at 19th-century people interacting with modern technologies.

h/t: petapixel, huffingtonpost

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The portraits are meant to “create a dialogue between generations,” Meng says. “It shows the conflict between the two different eras and this reveals how cyclical economic and innovative tides can be within a society.”

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