Lost Splendor

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

An Urgent Message, 1929 via The New York Public Library
Sadayakko Ophelia, 1905 (by Blue Ruin1)
Dapper Gentlemen Reading: Basil Rathbone, 1931 via The New York Public Library
Katherine Cornell, The Age of Innocence c. 1929 via The New York Public Library

Katherine Cornell, 1931 via The New York Public Library

Fred and Adele Astaire, The Band Wagon, 1931.
Fred’s face.  Everything about this. 
The Princess Theater, Detroit c. 1909 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)
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The entrance to Keith’s Theatre, Philadelphia

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The entrance to Keith’s Theatre, Philadelphia

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The entrance to Keith’s Theatre, Philadelphia

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The entrance to Keith’s Theatre, Philadelphia

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Inside the London Coliseum in 1919

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Inside the London Coliseum in 1919

The King’s Theatre, Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn.  All images by Matt Lambros, Found on www.howtobearetronaut.com/

(Source: howtobearetronaut.com)

Taken Back, c. 1929.  Source: NYPL