Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

From the early 1900s we have a photograph of a nice looking lady with quite a collar! The dress looks to be black or dark fabric of some kind, possibly silk or wool gaberdine for example, and my guess is that the collar coordinated in color. It was probably very striking in person. Also interesting …

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  Today’s photo is a 20th century homage to femininity. In the golden age of Hollywood (1930s or so) the back lit photograph was the premier style of image for women, the “Glamour Shots” of their day. This particular image seems soft and lovely, while having a bit of a risqué sense, what with her …

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