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Although my selection of studio photographs usually features double portraits of affectionate gentlemen sitting together, I happened across this picture taken in the Floridsdorf district of Vienna, c.1900, and was so struck by the spectacular hat I just had to give him a moment in the spotlight! An opulent concoction of feather and flower atop what appears to be a relatively everyday and sensible gent’s hat, we can only guess at what prompted him to wear such magnificent and overblown ...

Some funny and weird black and white photos from the past. Even then people already knew how to make you wonder about the sense of a picture. Some funny and weird black and white photos fro

vintage everyday: Fashion in the 1940s – 42 Old Snapshots Show What '40s Couples Wore

found photo snapshot couple woman man young fence country tree romantic War Era WWII vintage fashion style shirt pants dress sweater jacket hairstyle ~

June 1900 - I love love love this picture so much.  From the amazing inlaid lace work, to the piles of things on her hat, right down to the humorous look on her face!

June 1900 - check out the amazing inlaid lace work, to the piles of things on her hat, and humorous look on her face.

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

Victorian photo booth

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Evening dress Designer: Henriette Favre Date: 1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, sequins

Evening dress Designer: Henriette Favre Date: 1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, sequins Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Irene Lewisohn, Change the sleeves, and it's a perfect nightsky dress

107~Tycoon "ALFRED VANDERBILT" The 1st Richest Man in America.

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I (October 1877 – May was an extremely wealthy sportsman and a member of the famous Vanderbilt family of philanthropists. He died on the RMS Lusitania.

Evening dress, 1910’s From the collection of Alexandre...

Evening dress, 1910’s From the collection of Alexandre... (Fripperies and Fobs)

Man being held up by posting stand - The purpose of the posing stand was to keep the posers fixed and in position because of the time it took to take the photographs. The subject is placed in front of the camera. If necessary, the pose is held with the assistance of adjustable head rests, clamps and posing stands.

Not a pm! Original discription: "Deceased Young Man Propped Up By A Form. if you look closely you see the prop rack at his feet that's holding him upright. This was a standard practice of the times." Answer: No, it was not a standard practice!

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Veronica Lake

Vintage Photograph from November 1943 American film actress Veronica Lake, illustrates what can happen to women war workers who wear their hair long while working at their benches, in a factory somewhere in America.

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