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Four models from the Daily Mirror beauty contest having lunch at the Savoy Hotel, 1919. London.

Four models from the Daily Mirror beauty contest having lunch at the Savoy Hotel, 1919

theshinyboogie: Trajes de baño de (izquierda a derecha) 1932, 1890, 1900, 1910, y 1920 (a través de)

LA Times May 29 1932 "suits for water wear are getting scantier and scantier" from left are suites from 1910 & 1920

1929, The “Spruce Girls” show off their spruce wood veneer bathing suits during “Wood Week” to promote products of the Gray Harbor lumber industry in Hoquiam, Washington

Vern Gorst "Spruce Girls" on beach wearing spruce wood veneer bathing suits during "Wood Week" to promote products of the Gray Harbor lumber industry, Hoquiam, Washington, ca. (University of Washington Libraries/History By Zim)

1930-40's daytime fashion

Eisenhower jackets: were also a wartime suit style and were based off military jackets. They slightly bloused over the hips and cinched in at the waist with a belt. This jacket was named after Commander Dwight Eisenhower.

Baby in a Victorian pram.  Prams were first seen around 1850 and became very fashionable throughout the Victorian era. They were seen as a status symbol because they were costly.

The Domestic Servant Baby in a Victorian pram. Prams were first seen around 1850 and became very fashionable throughout the Victorian era. They were seen as a status symbol because they were costly.

Brighton, 1928

Models, Oxford Street store in London, 1928 (Beachwear photographed on a departmentstore rooftop set)

Students take part in a nose-blowing class, Toronto, 1913

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Anne Harriman Vanderbilt   | More here: http://mylusciouslife.com/historical-books-reading-list-british-american-social-history/

Anderson Hays Cooper, the First Gay Vanderbilt? Part II

Potter Palmer, of Chicago and Newport, woman commissioner from the United States to the Paris exposition.

Love these candid images of a Victorian couple the photographer captured. Shows that this husband and wife were as real and in love as couples are today.

18 Photos Of Victorians Smiling. You never see them smiling because of how pictures were taken but when they do, I feel like it's a reminder that they too were humans and were happy! The first one is one of my favorite photographs.

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