This Photo of Farmers Contains No Farmers

This is a photo taken in Germany in 1914 by August Sander:

 

It’s called Young Farmers and it depicts three young men on their way to a dance in rural Germany. But as John Green explains in this video, there is so much more going on with this photo.

Source: This Photo of Farmers Contains No Farmers

  1. I can’t be sure, but maybe the far left guy has a sword stick? He’s standing slightly apart, and has a dangling cigarette. He could be a minder aka bodyguard?

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