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Blue evening dress, 1900-01 - detail - From the Digitalt Museum

Blue evening dress, 1900-01 - detail - From the Digitalt Museum

An 8 year-old coal miner in Utah or Colorado, USA, in the early 1900's

An 8 year-old coal miner in Utah or Colorado, USA, in the early 1900's

Bravery

Bravery

Camille Clifford. In this picture, you can see how tiny her waist was. I like how the dress is asymmetrical. The lace on the top and the sleeve shows a very delicate touch of the designer. The flowers and the ruffles soften the dress

Camille Clifford. In this picture, you can see how tiny her waist was. I like how the dress is asymmetrical. The lace on the top and the sleeve shows a very delicate touch of the designer. The flowers and the ruffles soften the dress

Studio portrait of an elegant, fashionable young woman with a Gibson girl hairstyle, ca. 1890-1910.

Studio portrait of an elegant, fashionable young woman with a Gibson girl hairstyle, ca. 1890-1910.

1902 reception gown vintage fashion plate

1902 reception gown vintage fashion plate

"Murder Bottles" Many Victorian mothers, while intending to provide the best food and feeding methods for their infants, tragically caused the deaths of their own little ones...

Murder Bottles

"Murder Bottles" Many Victorian mothers, while intending to provide the best food and feeding methods for their infants, tragically caused the deaths of their own little ones...

London, Kensington, 4th July 1906

London, Kensington, 4th July 1906

lily elsie  early 1910's

lily elsie early 1910's

"This woman's son had to have his leg amputated because she wouldn't pay for his medical care. She was so desperate for money she committed forgery and perjury. But to no avail. She spent her life in squalor, filthy dresses, and eating nothing but irregular graham crackers to save money. She was Hetty Green, the Witch of Wall Street, with a fortune estimated at 17 BILLION (modern)  dollars at the time of her death. Her daughter later donated most of the fortune to charity."

"This woman's son had to have his leg amputated because she wouldn't pay for his medical care. She was so desperate for money she committed forgery and perjury. But to no avail. She spent her life in squalor, filthy dresses, and eating nothing but irregular graham crackers to save money. She was Hetty Green, the Witch of Wall Street, with a fortune estimated at 17 BILLION (modern) dollars at the time of her death. Her daughter later donated most of the fortune to charity."

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