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1932 Painting shows a Man Scrolling through a Smartphone, '67 years before the first smartphone manufacture'

Painting of man scrolling smartphone
Time travel? Can you see someone holding a mobile phone in this 1937 painting?

At the lower right corner of the painting above, a man appears to be 'scrolling through a smartphone', seemingly unmindful of the activities going on around him, just the same way it happens nowadays.

The striking painting is an illustration of an event that took place in the early 1630's — 200 years before electricity was invented.

The title of the picture, "Mr Pynchon and the Settling of Springfield" is an illustration of the pre-Revolutionary War meet between the belligerents;  New England tribes, the Pocumtuc and Nipmuc, and English settlers at the village of Agawam where Massachusetts live today.

An Italian semi-abstract painter Romano Umberto painted the picture in 1937.


  1. There must be a kinda mistake somewhere via a coincidence or something of that sort. It's cool though

  2. Paul, I concur with you. The guy has made himself a BIG name now. But what if what that guy is holding is NOT a smartphone

  3. My own question is different. How did people come across this picture

  4. wow that is a bit of inspiration to me.

  5. . You cannot just go up there to the smartphone store and make a random purchase without even checking the whole condition of that phone thoroughly. And if you got the wrong device, it might turn out to be a curse for


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