Reading a Photo

Step 2 of 3: Look closer at the Dressmaker Photo

activity_dressmakerWhere do you think this scene takes place?
How can you tell?
How many dresses do you think this woman could make in a day? What makes you say so?

Are your clothes made individually like this dress? How can you tell? How are your clothes made today?

List some positive and negative points of making clothes individually versus by machine.

Now compare your responses to those of a historian!


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