Photo of the Day – 11/30/16 (“Paint on Hosiery”, 1940s)

30 Nov

Daily Photo — “Paint on Hosiery, 1940s”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis.

USA, circa 1940s.  Young women painting black lines on their legs to give the illusion of wearing stockings, since the nylon used to make their stockings have been rationed for the war effort. (Smithsonian Stocking Series

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