Fashion

Playwright Oscar Wilde: 1882

Playwright Oscar Wilde: 1882

19th century poet and playwright Oscar Wilde, 1882. Portrait photo by Napoleon Sarony. LOC original medium: albumen photographic print on card mount.

Live and Dead Animals: 1922

Live and Dead Animals: 1922

Woman with pair of Boston Terriers, 1922. Interesting 1920s fashion combination with strange hat and fur with the heads of the animals showing. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Flapper Fashion and Hairstyle: 1920s

Flapper Fashion and Hairstyle: 1920s

Beautiful film actress Alice Lake in 1920s flapper fashion and hairstyle. Data with photo indicated that dress had 'blue and green irridescent spangles'. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Travel Writer Rosita Forbes: early 1900s

Travel Writer Rosita Forbes: early 1900s

Travel writer Rosita Forbes in fancy early 1900s dress and hat. There is a book of her writings currently in print titled From the Sahara to Samarkand: Selected Travel Writings of Rosita Forbes 1919-1937. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Staying Pretty: 1943

Staying Pretty: 1943

Woman putting on lipstick in a park with Union Station behind her, Washington, D.C., 1943. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Nice Form: 1922

Nice Form: 1922

Woman swinging a golf club, 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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