The Wise and the Lovely

Vintage ladies from 1850-1950.

johnpurlia:

Columbia Records, Pearl Bailey, 1947

johnpurlia:

Columbia Records, Pearl Bailey, 1947

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Woman’s Meeting in Kure
(via FormosaSavage)

Woman’s Meeting in Kure

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breadandbuttervintage:

ruth elisse plummer, 1937. photo by alfred eisenstaedt.

breadandbuttervintage:

ruth elisse plummer, 1937. photo by alfred eisenstaedt.

whataboutbobbed:

exotic Cotton Club dancer Madeline ‘Sahji’ Jackson

vintagesonia:

Marilyn Monroe, 1947

vintagesonia:

Marilyn Monroe, 1947

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1901-a-space-odyssey:

A group of Maori women’s dress reformers [1906]

1901-a-space-odyssey:

A group of Maori women’s dress reformers
[1906]

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Portrait of a young woman w/clutch, 1890’s, ©WaheedPhotoArchive, 2012

Portrait of a young woman w/clutch, 1890’s, ©WaheedPhotoArchive, 2012

(Source: waheedpix)

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Etta James
Franciscan nun
Masai Zulu women
Jeanne Eagels
Peggy Lee, 1948
Princess Thyra of Denmark (1880-1945)
Charity Anderson, former slave, 101 years old
(Her story and the stories and portraits of many others at the link).

Charity Anderson, former slave, 101 years old

(Her story and the stories and portraits of many others at the link).

Ayako Wakao and Kyoko Kishida