Reality through the ages

This image makes for an amusing modern tableau to compare with pre-industrial paintings. The first – taken by a mobile phone, shows how integral technology is in our lives today and the emerging potential (and problems) of virtual reality. The following images – paintings of workers, shows how differently tools were used 100s of years ago.

VR Playday at University of Manchester By Anita Greenhill

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The Gleaners
By Jean-François Millet

Irish painting

  Stonecutter by Martin Driscoll
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La faneuse By Julien Dupre

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