Friday, March 31, 2017

[New post] CABINET CARD PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG CHILD AND A STACK OF CABINET CARDS

bmarshphd posted: " This cabinet card portrait of a young child is a bit unusual because the image features other cabinet cards within it. The child is intensely staring at the photographer while holding a cabinet card in his/her hand. There is a stack of cabinet cards lyi"

Thursday, March 30, 2017

[New post] SNAPSHOT OF A LOVELY COUPLE IN FRONT OF A BEACH HOUSE

bmarshphd posted: " Some couple look like they belong together and the pair in this snapshot are one of those couples. This is a handsome couple. They are posing in their bathing suits in front of a quaint beach house. She is wearing a pioneering bikini and he is wearing a"

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

[New post] THREE YOUNG MEN AND THEIR BICYCLES AND THEIR CIGARETTES

bmarshphd posted: " A European (probably French) photography studio created this portrait of three young men posing with two bicycles. The men are well dressed but give the appearance of ruffians. The cigarettes hanging from their lips create a roguish look. Two of the boy"

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

[New post] PREPPY LOOKING TEENAGE GIRL ON THE CHEAPSIDE

bmarshphd posted: " This cabinet card portrait features a sweet looking teenage girl dressed in what today we might call, a "preppy look". Perhaps she is a student. Be sure to note her scarf and hat. The girl's eyes are wide open and she appears to be suppressing a smile. "

Monday, March 27, 2017

[New post] SENORITA CHRISTIANA: A BEAUTIFUL BRAZILIAN STAGE STAR IN PARIS, FRANCE

bmarshphd posted: " This is an opportunity to meet Christiana. One unsourced writer asserts that she was a Brazilian stage star.  I was unable to confirm that assertion. However, I can confirm that Christiana was quite beautiful. This vintage real photo postcard features a"

Saturday, March 25, 2017

[New post] TWO PRETTY TEENAGE GIRLS READING “THE LETTER” (CIRCA 1911 REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard features two pretty teenage girls reading a letter together. One wonders about the content of "the letter". It certainly has put smiles on these girl's faces. Both girls are well dressed and wearing necklaces and hair "

Friday, March 24, 2017

[New post] 19390

bmarshphd posted: "   This vintage real photo postcard features two young dandies viewing an open book. They are exquisitely dressed and look like perfect gentlemen. A script of their dialog is printed below the image. Bacarel states to Paul, "A superb pint o"