Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

I am guessing the style of the high necked blouses was intent on making a woman’s neck look long and graceful. I can’t imagine any other reason for women to bind up or otherwise accentuate their necks. Young women in particular were fond of this style, but older women might not have liked it if …

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One of the sad aspects of my hobby is that I find so many photographs of babies, couples, families etc., all unidentified. They wind up on ebay, in antique shops, and otherwise available for sale as “vintage ephemera.” It really is sad, when you think about how early photography was not just a simple “point …

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Yet another treasure from Keepers! This photograph depicts a lovely young woman, dressed in Edwardian fashions. The Edwardian period (1900-1913) stylized the “S” shape of a woman’s body, making the bosom and bottom prominent and the waist a tiny curve between the two. While this young woman does not have the exaggerated bosom, her posture …

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