Category: 20th Century

yesterdaysprint:

New York, December 1947

wehadfacesthen:

Rita Hayworth, c.1940

fashionsfromhistory:

Evening Dress

Madeleine Vionnet

1931

The MET

georgia-o-keeffe:

Red Poppy, 1927, Georgia O’Keeffe

olivethomas:

Rita Hayworth (at this time Rita Cansino), 1936

history-of-fashion:

1948 Evening dress by Norman Norell

cotton organdy, cotton cording, silk, mother-of-pearl buttons, taffeta

(Indianapolis Museum of Art)

urbancentury:

If photos had voices, this one would sound like John Coltrane playing Stardust.

New York: Times Square, ca. 1943.

last-picture-show:

Hermann Landshoff, Girls on Bicycles, 1946

nemfrog:

Astronomy vignettes. Our Wide, Wide World. 1932. 

artnouveaustyle:

“Art Nouveau ‘Belle de Nuit’ brooch, circa 1900. Diamond,
ivory & plique-à-jour enamel”. Image from Christies.