Always amazes me how big the T looks in old images like this. Folks must be bigger now as I don't believe Lizzy has gotten any smaller.
As a collector of uniforms from this period, I can say that people were indeed smaller then, it was partly due to diet, especially during gestation and infancy. Remember that food preservation was not that good then, and diet was seasonal, based primarily on what was currently available.
A lower camera angle will always make a car appear bigger and the occupants, smaller.
If you shoot from the prone position, any car will look gargantuan.
Conversely, the higher angle from which you shoot, the smaller the car will appear until, at first
glance, you can't tell whether you're looking at a Matchbox toy.
Without a chin strap, or a ton of hat needles, I don't see how the ladies well appointed hat would stay on her head once they took off on the road.
Gee, should we be wearing goggles when we drive our Tees?? Yep Erich, I think folks now are a lot bigger than then. Looking at the drivers shoulder span, about that of todays women!
Looks like they're on their way to church. Certainly all decked out.
How come he's the only one in a duster? Don't the others get dirty, too?
Taking into account the long exposure times for film in the day the car most likely was not running and it was probably posed for a mantle family photo. (Grass needs cutting)
Whoa. That Packard 30 is no midget, either.