cardboardphotographs:

Beautiful Young Mourner, Albumen Cabinet Card, Circa 1885 (by lisby1)

cardboardphotographs:

Beautiful Young Mourner, Albumen Cabinet Card, Circa 1885 (by lisby1)

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x1880s x1885 xVictorian xBustle xMourning Wear x19th Century xPhotograph
whenasinsilks:

Wedding dress, Gilbert Adrian, silk organza, silk taffeta and linen lace, 1937, American.
That is the most impressively pained expression I have ever seen on a mannequin ever. 

whenasinsilks:

Wedding dress, Gilbert Adrian, silk organza, silk taffeta and linen lace, 1937, American.

That is the most impressively pained expression I have ever seen on a mannequin ever. 

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x1930s x1937 xWedding Wear xGilbert Adrian x20th Century xAmerica
tiny-librarian:

A young Olga Alexandrovna with her dolls.

Late 1880s - 1890s
This is not Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanova, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II. This Grand Duchess Olga is the Tsar’s younger sister, Olga Alexandrovna Romanova. She survived the Bolshevik revolution by fleeing to Crimea with her husband and sons.
More on Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna Romanova (x)

tiny-librarian:

A young Olga Alexandrovna with her dolls.

Late 1880s - 1890s

This is not Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanova, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II. This Grand Duchess Olga is the Tsar’s younger sister, Olga Alexandrovna Romanova. She survived the Bolshevik revolution by fleeing to Crimea with her husband and sons.

More on Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna Romanova (x)

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ancientpeoples:

Finger Ring
c.300-100 BC
Graeco-Roman
Bezel in form of (left to right) Serapis, Isis and Harpocrates as human-headed uraei with tails entwined.
(Source: The British Museum)

ancientpeoples:

Finger Ring

c.300-100 BC

Graeco-Roman

Bezel in form of (left to right) Serapis, Isis and Harpocrates as human-headed uraei with tails entwined.

(Source: The British Museum)

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xAncient Greece xAncient Rome xJewelry
omgthatdress:

Dress
1940s
Mill Street Vintage

Super cute!

omgthatdress:

Dress

1940s

Mill Street Vintage

Super cute!

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x1940s x20th Century
omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress
Redfern, 1909
The Victoria & Albert Museum

omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress

Redfern, 1909

The Victoria & Albert Museum

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x1900s x1909 xEdwardian xRedfern x20th Century
thekimonogallery:

Two women with a Koto (musical instrument) - Social life and customs in Nagasaki. Japan. 1870. 

thekimonogallery:

Two women with a Koto (musical instrument) - Social life and customs in Nagasaki. Japan. 1870. 

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x1870s x1870 xWorld Dress x19th Century xPhotograph xJapan
omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress
Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress

Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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x1880s x1883 xVictorian xBustle xHouse of Worth x19th Century
omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress
Drécoll, 1912
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Oooh, I like this a lot

omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress

Drécoll, 1912

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Oooh, I like this a lot

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x1910s x1912 xEdwardian xDecoll x20th Century
omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress
1880-1882
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Dinner Dress

1880-1882

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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x1880s xVictorian xBustle x19th Century