Lost Splendor

Past and present by an archives student and new Bostonian. @freifraufitz

Black Cat, ca. 1920s via Reddit

A nature film about the captive monkey named Mucki, who eats from a pot of wheat.” January, 1920 via OpenImages, Public Domain

Humans: Creating and watching cute animal videos since the dawn of film.

Evelyn Nesbit, c. 1920 by Orval Hixon via Museum of Photographic Arts on Flickr Commons
Motorbike Football: Crystal Palace Football Pitch, London c. 1923 via Nationaal Archief  on Flickr Commons

Jazz Age Cover of Iggy Azalea’s Fancy by Postmodern Jukebox via youtube

Arguably better than the original.

Coco Chanel, c. 1929 via History in Pictures on Twitter

Coco Chanel, c. 1929 via History in Pictures on Twitter

Gloria Swanson, ca. 1920s via mattsko.wordpress.com
"Rue de la Montagne-Sainte-Geneviève" Paris, France c. 1924 by Eugéne Atget via Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Café, Avenue de la Grande-Armée" Paris, France c. 1924/25 by Eugéne Atget via Metropolitan Museum of Art
Kissing in Blue-Gray, c. 1920 via National Library of Norway on Flickr
Peculiar Beach Trio, 1920 via National Media Museum on Flickr.

Until Further Notice, date unknown (via Imgur)
Queen Competition Contestants, Australia, 1927 (by State Library of Queensland, Australia)
Montreal, 1923 (by Musée McCord Museum)
LIFE Magazine: Halloween, date unknown by Cole Phillips (via ondiraiduveau on Flickr)