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Monday, November 30, 2015

[New post] PRETTY WOMAN AND A BUCKET: IT MUST BE LAUNDRY DAY (VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: " A pretty young woman squats down and leans over a bucket as she does her wash. Is she washing her laundry or is she performing some other household task? What do you think? She appears very focused on her work and is wearing an apron to protect her cl"

Sunday, November 29, 2015

[New post] 16366

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard features an image that encourages conjecture. Therefore, I will conjecture. I believe that the photograph presents a mother and daughter posing outside their front door just past their wood porch. Mom is sitting on a c"

Friday, November 27, 2015

[New post] PORTRAIT OF A WEDDING COUPLE IN CANELONES, URUGUAY

bmarshphd posted: " This cabinet card features a wedding couple posing for their portrait at Bernardo Grolero's Fotografia Oriental in Canelones, Uruguay. The groom is dressed in the gaucho style. Gauchos were cowboys of the South American Pampas. The city of Canelones i"

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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[New post] TWO YOUNG WOMEN WITH BIG HATS (VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard provides a view of fashion sometime slightly after 1900. The ladies clearly dressed up for their visit to the photo gallery.  Note the women's wonderful large hats. Be sure to take notice of the large pins extending fr"

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

[New post] ON THE ROAD WITH FRENCH ACTRESS GABRIELLE REJANE (VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard features French theatre actress Gabrielle Rejane standing on the sideboard of her chauffeur driven limousine. A little boy (most likely her son) peaks over her shoulder at the camera. The car in this photograph is beau"

Sunday, November 22, 2015

[New post] FORMALLY DRESSED YOUNG MAN IN LINCOLN, ILLINOIS

bmarshphd posted: "This vintage photograph features a handsome young man photographed by E. N. Kerr who operated a photographic studio in  Lincoln, Illinois. The young man's hair is well styled and he is dressed in fine clothing. Ernest N. Kerr (1866-1954) appears as a phot"

Saturday, November 21, 2015

[New post] THREE YOUNG BOYS DRESSED IN HARLEQUIN COSTUMES IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

bmarshphd posted: " The photographer of this wonderful vintage photograph is J. Edgar Waters who operated a studio in Chicago, Illinois. The three children seen in this image are wearing harlequin costumes. Harlequin was the best known of the comic servant characters fro"

[New post] BRITISH STAGE ACTRESS CISSY GRAHAME PHOTOGRAPHED BY W and D DOWNEY IN LONDON, ENGLAND

bmarshphd posted: "British stage actress, Cissy Grahame is the subject of this portrait by the famed London photographic studio W. & D. Downey. She looks quite beautiful in her lace scarf and feathered hat. Grahame was born in 1862. She was the daughter of an actress an"