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Costică Acsinte's Foto Splendid Studio, Romania, 1935-1945

Constantin Axinte (1897-1984) known as Costică Acsinte, was a Romanian photographer, born in the village of Perieți, Ialomița County, Romania. At the age of 18 he graduated from the Cotroceni Piloting School in Bucharest, but he did not obtain the pilot license. 304 more words


Dead Men's Morris, by Gladys Mitchell: A Review

The seventh mystery featuring Gladys Mitchell’s crocodilian sleuth, Mrs. Beatrice Adela Lestrange Bradley, is set in the depths of rural Oxfordshire presumably in the middle-1930s. As Miss Mitchell spent her youth in the village of Cowley, south-east of Oxford town, for her, this is also something of a return to her roots. 1,124 more words

Book Reviews

Photo of the Day - 12/08/16 ("Country Store", 1939 - 2 Views)

Daily Photo — “Country Store, 1939”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a  175 more words


Eyebrows & Lips - 1930s Makeup Style

The two strongest characteristics of the 1930’s look focused around eyebrows and lips, both of which were accentuated beyond their normal boundaries.

Eyebrows, for example, were often plucked away and replaced with thin pencil lines far above their natural growth.  118 more words

Blog Post

She Loves Me, Menier Chocolate Factory

For those seeking festive revelry, but with an equally seasonal undertow of quiet melancholy, She Loves Me is the blissful solution. Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick’s 1963 musical adaptation of Miklos Laszlo’s play… 55 more words


1930's Deco Gown

This past year was crazy with different events I designed dresses for. Without a doubt, my favorite was this 1930’s silk charmeuse gown I designed for the Dances of Vice Deco Ball. 199 more words