As a treat today I thought you might like to see some taut buttocks, rippling muscles and incredible bygone bendyness.
Archive by category 1900s
The Edwardian decade marked the last of corset-wearing fashions, a sleeker silhouette and the start of great social change.
I don’t know what to make of these vintage ghost pictures. Spirit photography was ‘invented’ in the 1920s and made
As I’m sitting here waiting for the Wimbledon final to start, I thought I’d browse around and look for some
Parisienne vintage winter fashion from 1912: A ladies walking costume consisting of a slender cut dress and a coat done up
Criminal mugshots of men arrested in England in the early 1900s for a variety of crimes including Larceny (is this
Lillian Gish, who was one of the biggest stars of the silent movie era and known as “The First Lady
Silent Movie actress Theda Bara in some of her famously risqué costumes from the 1917 film Cleopatra. I find it
A girl standing on tip toe on a champagne bottle in a pleated costume and top hat from 1904. Is
American Eleanor Clay Ford, wife of Edsel Bryant Ford, in her beautiful beaded wedding gown and headdress, 1916. I like
Mina Wylie, a Dutch Olympic swimmer photographed in 1912 wearing her surprisingly modern-looking swimsuit. I thought swimwear was much more
Evelyn Nesbit, 1900s beauty and muse, with 2 Chrysanthemums tied to her head… And fair play to her, she looks
Paris, February 1917. Europe is at war, with England, France and Russia fighting against Germany, Austro-Hungary and Turkey. At the
For a few years in the early 20th Century, Evelyn Nesbit was considered the Most Beautiful Girl in the World.
I found myself wondering the other day about waist training and just how corsets and girdles have shaped women and
Halloween is my favourite holiday of the year so I thought I’d get in the mood with some vintage Halloween
Legendary ballet dancer Anna Pavlova in costume as a bacchante in The Seasons. C. 1900 Source and copyright: This work