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Early 1860's Fashion

This is a prime example of early 1860’s fashion for women.  The skirt is very full, worn with hoops.  The bishop sleeves are very large.  The bodice is made similar to the fan shaped bodice of the 1850’s.  247 more words

Genealogy Research

Alice's Album

This is my grandmother Alice whom I named by biz after:)  AliceinParis! Here she is about 16 years old. I recently found a small Autograph Album of hers buried in a box of old photos. 107 more words

The girl with the long green nails

It all started when Ela got a day late for a wedding and got lucky.

Luck #1 – A wedding not the wedding

It was her fellow student flatmate’s wedding who, oddly enough, decided to be getting married on a Friday, rather than on the most traditional and popular Saturday. 841 more words


Old Photo Restoration

Logos, websites, and flyers are always challenging and fun, but if you really want to talk about a challenge, let’s talk about restoring old photographs! 167 more words


Light In Dark Places

An immigrant from Denmark Jacob Riis, became a Social Reformer in New York (1849-1914).

One of my first post in this blog was on Jacob Riis’s biography… 869 more words


Ellen & William Fairbank of Lelley

A beautifully dressed Lady, probable a mourning photo, because of what she is wearing & the flowers she is holding. My estimate is late 1890’s for this photo to have been taken. 556 more words

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