Pretty Gals

Bevy of Girls for a Bedoin Boy: early 1900s

Bevy of Girls for a Bedoin Boy: early 1900s

Nine girls, probably members of the American Colony in Jerusalem, standing over young boy holding sword and dressed in traditional Bedouin clothing. Unknown photographer. Photo taken between 1900 and 1920. LOC original medium: gelatin silver photographic print.

Lion Tamer: 1897

Lion Tamer: 1897

Adgie and her Trained Lions. Circus act photo showing a woman dancing in a cage with lions. Photo taken in 1897. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Getting Some Sun: 1923

Getting Some Sun: 1923

Woman with large dog, perhaps an airedale terrier, 1923. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Women's Tennis Style: 1922

Women's Tennis Style: 1922

Girl in 1920s tennis outfit. National Photo Company, 1922. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Vintage Tennis Outfit: 1925

Vintage Tennis Outfit: 1925

Woman playing tennis wearing 1920s style outfit. National Photo Company. Photo taken in 1925. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Belle Boyd, Confederate Spy: 1865

Belle Boyd, Confederate Spy: 1865

Isabella Marie Boyd, best known as Belle Boyd or Cleopatra of the Secession. Miss Boyd was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War operating from her father's hotel in Front Royal, Virginia. She gave valuable information to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in 1862. Photo taken between 1855 and 1865. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

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