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For all its religious significance, Easter has also long been associated with springtime and renewal and an opportunity to don some fine new duds. Though the item's popularity is on the decline, the Easter bonnet was once the staple of the holiday's festive garb, often embellished with pastel ribbons and symbols of the season. For those inclined to bring a little vintage flair to this year's Easter fashion, there is much inspiration to be found in the LIFE archives—from eyelet embroidery that casts floral shadows on its wearer's face to a hat that doubles as a bird's nest.
Sunday, August 21, My great-grandmother Nina West right and her sister at a beach near a naval base where my great-grandfather was stationed during WWII. Posted in Vintage Photos.
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Courtesans, geisha, samurai warriors, women playing instruments and traditional games are among the subjects portrayed in the most unique photography series of Edo-era Japan displayed at the London Photograph Fair. The images, dated back towere taken by Felice Beato and are hand-tinted albumen prints black and white photos hand painted to appear 'colour'. Beato, who was living in Yokohama at the time, documented Japanese everyday life over the years.
Kiwis will get their first look at a large, historic collection of 19th and 20th century vintage photography in a new exhibition and auction in Auckland. Dating from the s to the s, these rare photographs from New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific, South East Asia, Japan, Africa and the Americas were assembled by a private collector over almost 20 years. The Webb's auction will be the first time this fascinating collection of Cartes de Visite, postcards, Lantern slides and large format photographs will be on display and available to the public.
The scanning of the photos for the internet may make them appear in better condition than they actually are. This is an original found vintage black and white snapshot photo most likely dated in the 's. If you have any questions, please contact us before purchasing- or saltiquesart gmail.
Cabinet cards are photographs mounted on stiff pieces of cardboard. They were introduced in the s and gradually superseded the smaller carte de visite format. The popularity of the cabinet card waned around the turn of the century, particularly after the introduction of the photographic postcard, but they were still being produced right until the First World War. Size The cabinet card was basically a larger version of the carte de visite.
There was a period of total elegance and glamour among stage and film actresses of the early s. We wanted to showcase their delicate - and at times overwhelming - beauty and style. The following ten photos capture some of the most beautiful women of the Edwardian era
If you've ever looked through your parents' vintage photos from when they were younger, you might have stumbled across some jarring images — proof that, in a different decade, some of them were kind of Nowadays, so many of us covet all things vintage. We wish we could live in the s punk scene or the s disco era or the free love s.