I often wonder what my early 19th century characters would make of my world. They might have imagined people flying, but what sort of device would they picture? What would they imagine we'd be wearing? Could they envision the demise of the horse as transportation?
Though this film was made in the 1920s and 1930s, it does give us an idea of the limitations of our minds as well as the leaps we can make. And the clothes are pretty interesting. Note the cantilevered shoes, especially.
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1610 "Newes from Virginia" by Richard Rich
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