We’ve All Imagined What It Would Be Like to Grow Up in a Different Time. Annalisa Hartlaub Turned It Into a School Project.

Annalisa Hartlaub took that pondering to heart. The sixteen-year-old art student at the Ohio State University transformed herself for a photography project.

Okay, we’ve all done this at one point or another: imagined what it would be like to grow up or live in a different time and place. From young children playing dress up to adults thinking what a joy it would be to share dinner with Dickens or Jesus or Socrates, there’s just a sense that we’d be different.

1920s: The flapper and the socialite

1930s: The dust bowl farm girl and the city clerk