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    Promised an amazing life filled with all they could ever want; all but the love of the man who promised he would be there. Women are treated like objects, just another pretty piece to fill a cold castle. They sit and wait for a man who is not coming home to them.

    All the rooms in these images are miniatures, photographed in the Art Institute of Chicago. We couldn't find any 3" tall women, so some compositing was necessary.

    Deep in the basement of the Art Institute of Chicago is a room full of miniatures. "The 68 Thorne Miniature Rooms enable one to glimpse elements of European interiors from the late 13th century to the 1930s and American furnishings from the 17th century to the 1930s. Painstakingly constructed on a scale of one inch to one foot, these fascinating models were conceived by Mrs. James Ward Thorne of Chicago and constructed between 1932 and 1940 by master craftsmen according to her specifications."

    The Team
    Photographer: Aaron Nace
    Assist: Amelia Fletcher
    Assist: Zach Spinner
    Hair: Jamie Sterle
    Makeup: Trishla Puri
    Stylist: Heather Mae
    Video: John White
    Props: Roost Antiques
    Models:
    Sarah Vonderhaar
    Alexanna Blonski
    Kasia Lo
    See the BTS Video for this series on Phlearn

    Evan_Tetreault, BrkatiKrokodil, and 531 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. ChandlerJo 35 months ago | reply

      I actually just went there last weekend. Absolutely LOVE the art institute. Love the composite.

    2. GUELOS™ [deleted] 35 months ago | reply

      woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow

    3. steam_rocket 35 months ago | reply

      Amazing series!

    4. Mandy Rosen 34 months ago | reply

      this is sooooooooooo cool.

    5. EspressoTime 34 months ago | reply

      Fantastic work, loving the light and the story you tell so well.

    6. Zaki :) 34 months ago | reply

      Mind blowing.

    7. photog momma t [deleted] 34 months ago | reply

      so cool!

    8. frasse21 34 months ago | reply

      Amazing shot! I love the tilt shift.

    9. Amy Dunn 34 months ago | reply

      I always admire but rarely comment...wow. This is pretty amazing. You can see the entire team's effort in this shot--not easy to pull off!

    10. ~sin~star~ 31 months ago | reply

      thank you for sharing......very interesting....

    11. André Varela 28 months ago | reply

      Fantastic work!!

    12. davmen67 26 months ago | reply

      Une tuerie!! BRAVO!!!

    13. ARIUKAMO 25 months ago | reply

      Great work!

    14. oriana.italy 19 months ago | reply

      This work is excellent!
      Please consider adding it to "Always Excellent"
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    15. Wil Moore Artistic Photography 15 months ago | reply

      Aaron you are the man!!!!!!!!

    16. Jay Aremac 8 months ago | reply

      Amazing series:)

    17. Explored Exposure 6 months ago | reply

      I love this! I want to try doing something like this!

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