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- n. Plural form of shadowgraph.
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For many years, it turns out, sophomore girls at Oak Park-River Forest were required to pose for such photos, which were developed into silhouette prints called "shadowgraphs," as a means of checking for posture abnormalities.
Vogel said the teacher emphasized the "shadowgraphs" were just one element of the posture class curriculum, and that the teachers took steps to protect the girls 'privacy.
I used to find myself in a spacious salon, its appointments and fashion those of Louis Treize, with ghostly moonlight pouring in at lofty church-like windows and painting distorted shadowgraphs of heraldic devices upon the floor.
He couldn't get me an answer on whether the teachers had any special training to help them analyze the shadowgraphs -- or why it was necessary to pose the girls in the nude.
While the shadowgraphs didn't show faces, they showed enough anatomical detail, particularly in profile, to be embarrassingly personal, said Senn, who found the experience disturbing.
"Remember, we're making shadowgraphs for our neighbors.