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Advertisers quickly recognized photography's importance to sell a particular product to a certain audience. In this case, the picture advertises a brand of flour, displayed at the corner of the table. The two women seem to be visiting in a kitchen at home, as they prepare food for baking. In fact, the photographer carefully posed them in his studio in front of a painted backdrop.