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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

[New post] STAGE ACTRESS LOUISE LEWIS IN SHAKESPEARE’S “AS YOU LIKE IT” (VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard features actress Louise Lewis who played in Shakespeare's "As You Like It". Miss Lewis did not reach stardom in her career but her stage experience did merit an appearance on this theatrical picture postcard. Preliminary"

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

[New post] THE CUTEST LITTLE GIRL IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

bmarshphd posted: " This cabinet card portrait features the cutest little girl in Chicago, Illinois. She was photographed by the Siegel Cooper gallery which was located in one of Chicago's major department stores, not coincidentally named Siegel Cooper. The young girl in"

Monday, December 28, 2015

[New post] BETTY BALFOUR: “BRITAINS QUEEN OF HAPPINESS” (VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: "  Have you ever heard of Betty Balfour? You would definitely know who she was if you lived in England during the silent film era because she is considered the most popular actress there during the 1920's. She was known as the "British Mary Pic"

Sunday, December 27, 2015

[New post] FOUR SIBLINGS IN NEED OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND ANTI-DEPRESSANTS IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA

bmarshphd posted: " This cabinet card portrait features what I imagine are four siblings. Although they look quite depressed, I believe their flat affect is more of a function of following the photographers instructions rather than the result of major trauma. The young m"

Saturday, December 26, 2015

[New post] MABELLE ADAMS: A PRETTY BROADWAY ACTRESS

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard features actress Mabelle Adams (1880-1935). Mabelle Adams was her stage name but her real name was Mabelle Humberstone. She is known for her stage career but also for being the mother of director Bruce "Lucky" Humberst"

Friday, December 25, 2015

[New post] WINIFRED GARDNER TREIPP AND HER POLKA DOT DRESS

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage photograph features a pretty young woman wearing a loud polka dot dress accented with ruffles and satin. I think she looks terrific and I appreciate the variation from the typical conservative dark dresses we typically see in photographs "

Thursday, December 24, 2015

[New post] CUTE LITTLE GIRL SITTING BESIDE HER DOLL IN IN A TOY STROLLER (VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: " This is an unusual vintage real photo postcard featuring a young girl and her doll. The relatively unique aspect of this portrait is that the doll is sitting in a toy stroller. The child in this photograph is well dressed and well coiffed but appears "

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

[New post] MOTHER AND SON POSE FOR THEIR PORTRAIT IN PORTO, PORTUGAL (MOM IN TRADITIONAL CLOTHING)- VINTAGE PHOTO

bmarshphd posted: " A mother and her son pose for their portrait at Belleza studio in Porto, Portugal. Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal. Mom is wearing beautiful  traditional folk clothing. She has dressed her darling little boy in fine clothing for his pictur"