Wednesday, May 24, 2017

[New post] CARTES DE VISITE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS

bmarshphd posted: " This carte de visite features a pretty young girl wearing a simple dress. She is posing in front of a window and alongside a chair in a studio setting. The photographer of this cdv image is the Bongenaar Gallery which was located in Groningen, Netherl"

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

[New post] PORTRAIT OF TWO VISITORS IN A CONVERTIBLE AT BALANCED ROCK, GARDEN OF THE GODS, COLORADO

bmarshphd posted: " This is one of those vintage real photo postcards that one stumbles upon and is compelled to learn more about. The postcard is a wonderful find. The photograph shows a young couple driving a 1920's (?) car past "Balanced Rock" in the Garden of the God"

Saturday, May 20, 2017

[New post] PORTRAIT OF A SPUNKY BRIDE AND HER GROOM IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

bmarshphd posted: "   Wedding photos are not an unusual find in the hunt for vintage photographs. This particular photograph is a bit special. It caught my eye because of the terrific expressions on the faces of the bride and groom, particularly the bride. Th"

Friday, May 19, 2017

[New post] PRISCILLA DEAN: TALENTED SILENT FILM ACTRESS AND LESS TALENTED “TALKIE” ACTRESS

bmarshphd posted: " Priscilla Dean (1896-1987) was a popular American actress who appeared in both silent films and theatre productions. Her career spanned two decades. She was born in New York to a theatrical family. Her mother and father were actors. She attended a conve"

Thursday, May 18, 2017

[New post] TWO COOL DANDIES HAVING SOME COOL BEERS

bmarshphd posted: " This vintage real photo postcard features two young men seated at a table having some beers. These guys seem relaxed and quite self assured. They are clearly not intimidated by the camera. The men are well dressed, one more formally than the other. Th"

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

[New post] PORTRAIT OF A FASHIONABLE YOUNG WOMAN (THE BUTTON LADY)

bmarshphd posted: " This cabinet card portrait features a well dressed young woman. She appears to be in her late teenage years. Her dress is adorned with an abundance of buttons as well as webbing and lace . She apparently liked jewelry as she is wearing a collar pin, a"