Sunday, May 1, 2011
lostsplendor:1909.  Source: NYPL

lostsplendor:1909.  Source: NYPL

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
my-ear-trumpet:

Edwardian Promenade | The Worst Street in London
They tell me it is a poor look-out for the School Board officer who pokes his nose into unwanted quarters of Dorset Street, The children are trained in the gutter, their first lessons are in oaths and crime. They learn ill as they sip at their mother’s gin, and you can see them at six and eight years’ old gambling in the gutter-ways.~~ Frederick A. McKenzie, Daily Mail  (16 July 1901)

my-ear-trumpet:

Edwardian Promenade | The Worst Street in London

They tell me it is a poor look-out for the School Board officer who pokes his nose into unwanted quarters of Dorset Street, The children are trained in the gutter, their first lessons are in oaths and crime. They learn ill as they sip at their mother’s gin, and you can see them at six and eight years’ old gambling in the gutter-ways.~~ Frederick A. McKenzie, Daily Mail (16 July 1901)
Friday, April 22, 2011
heartspokesperson:Madame E. L. Doyen, 1910 by Giovanni Boldini

heartspokesperson:Madame E. L. Doyen, 1910 by Giovanni Boldini

Monday, April 11, 2011
edwardianera:

Mabel Love

edwardianera:

Mabel Love

Thursday, March 31, 2011 Monday, March 28, 2011
Saturday, March 26, 2011
stellar-raven:backfromthedeadred:historythings:shuta-666:
the (via She’s lovely. Does anyone know who the artist is? on we heart it / visual bookmark #7988260)
This is Portrait of Princess Marthe Bibesco by Giovanni Boldini dated circa 1911.

stellar-raven:backfromthedeadred:historythings:shuta-666:

the (via She’s lovely. Does anyone know who the artist is? on we heart it / visual bookmark #7988260)

This is Portrait of Princess Marthe Bibesco by Giovanni Boldini dated circa 1911.