Archive by category 1900s

The Edwardian decade marked the last of corset-wearing fashions, a sleeker silhouette and the start of great social change.

George Washington’s teeth

George Washington’s teeth

George Washington’s teeth which, contrary to popular myth, weren’t made of wood. He had various pairs, and the pair he

Stella Carol, 1915

Stella Carol, 1915

Singer Stella Carol photographed in 1915. It’s a shame this photo is so damaged, I think I might use my

Building the Eiffel Tower

Building the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower was built over a period of 2 years between 1887 and 1889. These photos show how it grew

A 1900s lesbian couple?

A 1900s lesbian couple?

I’m not sure quite what’s going on in this photo. Are they a lesbian couple (which I’m guessing would have

The real Butch Cassidy

The real Butch Cassidy

The real Butch Cassidy (looking nothing like Paul Newman) photographed in 1894 in a mug shot from Wyoming Territorial Prison

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