That looks like an exhaust manifold (on a '69 small block engine) that has a significant amount of engine paint on it....??
In addition, I've had a conversation recently about if today's replacement brake lines using colored end connectors existed in the first gen or were they just plain steel color. In this picture I see what looks like green end caps on the brake line attached to the master cylinder front output.
I also noticed the left fender splash shield is not tucked in as was originally stated they should be. And the upper control arm end cap definitely looks black.
Got to love these old photos for references.