• That Iconic ‘Migrant Mother' Photo Was ‘Photoshopped'

    10 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    “Migrant Mother” by photographer Dorothea Lange is an iconic image of the Great Depression and one of the most famous photos in US history. But did you know that the photo was “Photoshopped”?
    In the new book exploring the photo titled “ Dorothea Lange: Migrant Mother ,” author and MoMA photography curator Sarah Meister shares that you can tell whether a print of “Migrant Mother” was made before or after 1939 by looking at the mother's left thumb .
    When Lange originally shot her photo of Florence Owens Thompson, Thompson was holding the log that was being used to prop up her makeshift...
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