2 Analyzing photographs using Magic Eye
Adapted from the National Archives and Records Administration Photo Analysis Sheet.
A Magic Eye is a half sheet of construction paper or card stock that has a hole about 2 1/2 inches in diameter cut from the center. The Magic Eye will help you analyze photographs of people in different times and places.
Follow the directions to better understand the photograph.
- First, look carefully at the photograph for one minute. Now, pick up the Magic Eye and look through it at each part of the photograph. You should see things that you did not notice the first time.
- Fill in the chart about your photograph.
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- Now, think about your photograph. What does it tell you about the way these people lived?
- What questions about these people would you like to ask?