Sanofix Personal Massager, Germany c. 1913 via Buzzfeed and Wellcome Library
Optimal for thoughtful expression and deep thought. Celebrate that body, Edwardian Frauen.
Selfies of Historical Significance: Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanova, c. 1913.
“All we know is that, thanks to a new camera and an old impulse, a teenage girl was able to gaze into a mirror, look into her own eyes, and capture her image for posterity.” (via 1913: Duchess Anastasia Takes a Selfie - Megan Garber - The Atlantic)
Bonne Année, French Postcard c. Early 1900s. Scanned Jan 2nd, 2013.
Undressing Edwardians II via The New York Public Library
Undressing Edwardians, Early 1900s via The New York Public Library
Bonne Année, Seine c. 1910s
Although primarily poking around the Antiques Garage for media closely related to the first World War, I stumbled across a handful of stunning French postcards from the 1900s/1910s. Unable to purchase them all, I treated myself to this one which I figured you all might enjoy.
A crossdressed F. Scott Fitzgerald during his years at Princeton.
White Satin and Pearl, c. 1904 via The New York Public Library