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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

[New post] PORTRAIT OF A HANDSOME YOUNG CAVALRYMAN (VINTAGE RPPC c.1918)

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard features a handsome young cavalry man mounting his horse. The soldier is in uniform and wearing boots. The horse is calmly standing by at the ready. The cavalry man appears to hold the rank of sergeant. The postcard's st"

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

[New post] CHILD BRIDE AND CHILD GROOM: A TOM THUMB WEDDING PORTRAIT (VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPH)

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage photograph features two beautiful children in a wedding portrait. The bride and groom in this image were likely participants in a "Tom Thumb Wedding". Such wedding were not uncommon after the 1863 wedding of P. T. Barnum's side show actor"

Monday, August 29, 2016

Portraits of a Movie Legend and American Maverick






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John Dominis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

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[New post] TWO COWBOYS WEARING WOOLY CHAPS: ONE OF THEM IS TIED UP (VINTAGE REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard captures two cowboys in an interesting scene. One of the cow pokes is tied up as if he's a criminal. "They hang horse thieves around these parts" says the cowboy to his prisoner. Heaven forbid! Although this image is a s"