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Reading

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 Gypsy boy and dog, circa England. From the Museum of English Rural Life. cattle dogs in history Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Gypsy Caravan, Gypsy Wagon, Gypsy Trailer, Vintage Gypsy, Vintage Dog, Gypsy Life

The Hermitage

Gypsy boy and dog, circa 1920, England. From the Museum of English Rural Life

Faith Bacon Vintage (Frances C. Yvonne Bacon) Burlesque dancer, Fan and Bubble Dancer. Said to have invented the Fan dance that Sally Rand made famous. Faith pictured here in a beautiful photo of her Glamour Vintage, Look Vintage, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Ladies, Vintage Fashion, 1920s Glamour, 20s Fashion, Vintage Ideas, Vintage Pictures

Screen Goddess: Photo

Faith Bacon - 1920's. Faith Bacon (1909/10-1956), "the most beautiful woman in the world" (according to Florenz Ziegfeld), pin up model, strip tease artist, vaudville and screen actress and the supposed inventor of the fan dance, Faith Bacon. She began her career in Maurice Chevalier's Paris revue and died in a tragic suicide, jumping out of a window in downtown Chicago.

London in the - Street Knife Grinder. A common sight during the the knife grinders gradually disappeared from the streets of London, but were still to be seen in the and early Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, American History

London in the 1920's-street knife grinder

A common sight during the 1920's, the knife grinders gradually disappeared from the streets of London, but were still to be seen in the 1950's and early 60's. The contraption this man has obviously hand built is amazing - the two higher wheels turned a small grindstone by pedalling. And some effort has gone into the wooden framework, which has ornamental carving. It must have been difficult to make a decent living in the mid-1920's and things were soon to get even worse, with the slump and…

Joan Crawford- the authentic flapper.I love this look Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Moda Vintage, Vintage Mode, Harlem Renaissance, Joan Crawford, Anita Berber, Style Année 20

Joan Crawford

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Brooks cloche LOUISE BROOKS, born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut. Brooks is best known as the lead in 3 feature films made in Europe, including two G. Louise Brooks, Vintage Hollywood, Hollywood Glamour, Classic Hollywood, Retro Mode, Mode Vintage, Vintage Fur, Lost Girl, Divas

Brooks cloche

Louise Brooks, born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut. Brooks is best known as the lead in 3 feature films made in Europe, including two G. W. Pabst films: Pandora's Box (1929), Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), and Prix de Beauté (Miss Europe, 1930). She starred in seventeen silent films and eight sound films before retiring in 1935. Brooks published her memoir, Lulu in Hollywood, in 1982;

Vintage Cars Flapper girl posing with classic car, ca. Pin Up Vintage, Vintage Humor, Funny Vintage Photos, Photo Vintage, Vintage Girls, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Images, Vintage Flash

1920's Flapper. "The twenties brought about a massive change for young women. Women began working outside their homes and socializing with the opposite sex unsupervised. They challenged and discarded the roles of their Victorian parents and their devotion to religion, hard work and plain-living for personal choice, laissez-faire attitude and outlandish life-style. These young women were known as flappers." (from velvetladyvintage.com)

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3 dapper gents from Harlem. I'll never be this cool.

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"The Roaring sandwiched between the World War & the Great Depression, marked the dawn of the modern era. This gleaming period in history made a break from the past in both song and fashion. Shorter hemlines, higher heels, makeup and glamour. Roaring Twenties, The Twenties, Twenties Party, Belle Epoque, 1920s Gangsters, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, 1920s Fashion Male, Men's Fashion

Timeless 1920s Mens Suits: A Swell Fella's Classic Style

Timeless 1920s mens suits set the gold standard for mens fashion in the Roaring Twenties and the century. Swell fella's style continue to pay homage.

One of Berlin's well dressed mother-daughter hooker teams from Weimar Berlin. For further info, please read, "Voluptuous Panic: The Erotic Life of Weimar Berlin. Look Vintage, Vintage Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Ladies, Retro Vintage, 1920s Glamour, Vintage Black, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures

Cars

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A milkman and his cart in Bethnal Green, East London 1952 Vintage London, Old London, East London, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, British History, London Life

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Discover the history of London at the Museum of London, near St Paul's and Barbican. The greatest stories from the greatest city in nine galleries.