Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
Reminds me of Frank the rabbit from "Donnie Darko"...........
I think that was a 50's and early 60's thing to do. You don't see those sorts of photos much these days. Remember (maybe you were too young) the people that went around neighborhoods with a pony and a cowboy outfit taking photos?
That looks like a hare-brained thing to do! ;-)