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A blast from the past. Faces of people long dead, their memories kept alive.

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People of 19th Century America.
People of 20th Century Japan
People of 20th Century Germany
People of 20th Century England
Luxembourgian Royalty
People of 20th Century America
Men and Women of WWI-WWII
People of 19th Century location unknown.
People of 19th Century England
Unknown brides
American Actors
German Royalty
French Royalty

People of 19th Century America.

Samantha Fallon owned The San Jose House, a boarding house, in the town of Tombstone, Arizona.  Information to be verified.  Photographer currently unknown.

The 65 Most Important Historical Photos From the McCubbin Collection - True West Magazine

A charter subscriber to this magazine, which first hit newsstands in 1953, Robert G. McCubbin has been collecting original photographs ever since...

Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr a.k.a.Belle Starr (L) (1848-1889), was an American outlaw affiliated with the notorious James-Younger Gang. This photo shows Belle atop a horse in Fort Smith, Arkansas, c.1886.

100 Best Historical Photos of the American West

Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr a.k.a.Belle Starr (L) (1848-1889), was an American outlaw affiliated with the notorious James-Younger Gang. This photo shows Belle atop a horse in Fort Smith, Arkansas, c.1886.

Phoebe Ann Mosey a.k.a. Annie Oakley (1860-1926). Annie was an exhibition sharpshooter. Photograph by the W.T.Barrott company in Attica, Indiana.

sloth unleashed

sisterwolf: “ Belle Starr, outlaw ”

James Butler Hickok a.k.a. Wild Bill Hickok (1837-76), was a soldier and lawman, and is considered by some to be a folk hero of the America's Wild West.

James Butler Hickok a.k.a. Wild Bill Hickok (1837-76), was a soldier and lawman, and is considered by some to be a folk hero of the America's Wild West.

Phoebe Ann Mosey a.k.a. Annie Oakley (L) (1860-1926), and her husband Francis E. Butler a.k.a. Frank Butler (R) (1847-1926).  Annie was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Frank was an Irish American marksman. Both performed in Wild West variety shows.

Annie Oakley Wild West Festival

See Annie in action with a short from Edison's Black Maria Studios.

Early example of photography in America circa 1840s.  Photo appears to show effects of hard labour on the woman's hands.  Woman currently unknown.

Earliest portrait photos ever taken show Americans from the 1840s

The incredible set of images, believed to have been taken by legendary early American photographer Matthew Brady, show a selection of portraits taken as daguerreotype images.

People of 20th Century Japan

Photo taken in 1906.  The woman in the picture was titled 'The most beautiful woman in Japan', according to some reports.

R I C E A N D B E A N Z

Japanese woman photographed in 1906 Titled “The most beautiful women in Japan. Photographer is unknown. #vintagephotography #industrialage #victorian #Japan #nippon #japanese #1900’s #ethnicbeauty...

People of 20th Century Germany

Ursula Falke (1895-1981), and her sister Gertrude (1890-1984).  Date of photo yet to be verified, as well as photographer.

Ursula Falke (1895-1981), and her sister Gertrude (1890-1984). Date of photo yet to be verified, as well as photographer.

People of 20th Century England

From left to right: Phillis Dare, Jack (brother), Arthur (Father) and Zena Dare.

ZENA AND PHYLLIS DARE WITH BROTHER JACK AND FATHER RP 1900'S

ZENA AND PHYLLIS DARE WITH BROTHER JACK AND FATHER - REAL PHOTO POSTCARD UNUSED EARLY 1900'S PUBLISHER ROTARY

Harriette Amelia Dones, nee Wheeler (far left) , with husband Arthur Albert Dones (left), and daughters Zena (right), and Phillis (far right sittting).

Sisters Dare_Rotary 4135 A

Explore Performing Arts / Artes Escénicas' photos on Flickr. Performing Arts / Artes Escénicas has uploaded 104412 photos to Flickr.

Florence Hariette Zena Dones a.k.a. Zena Dare (1887-1985), was an English singer and actress.

Otherwise Magnificent

Phyllis Dare, c.1910′s.

Mrs Edward Wyndham, Lady Gosford and Lady Joan Peake at a Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace in 1926.

History In Pictures on Twitter

“A gentleman tips his hat to a group of ladies in the 1920s.”

Luxembourgian Royalty

Marie Adelheid Thérèse Hilda Wilhelmine (1894-1924). Charlotte Adelgonde Elisabeth Marie Wilhelmine (1896-1985). Hilda Sophie Marie Adélaïde Wilhelmine (1897-1979). Antoinette Roberte Sophie Wilhelmine (1899-1954) Elisabeth Marie Wilhelmine (1901-1950). Sophie Caroline Marie Wilhelmine (1902-1941).  (Information about subjects in order of age, not necessarily order of appearance). Positions to be confirmed.

Where The Women Go, The Culture Goes

antique-royals: “Princesses Charlotte, Hilda, Marie Adelaide , Elisabeth , Sophie and Maria Antonia of Luxembourg ”

People of 20th Century America

Consuelo Vanderbilt (1877-1964), was the daughter of a prominant New York railroad millionaire and later became Duchess of Marlborough.  In the photo, Consuelo (C), is seen in a front row grandstand seat for the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race.

Blog - Consuelo Vanderbilt, the Duchess of Marlborough: A Real Downton Heiress

Photo taken of West Palm Beach c.1910.  Photographer currently unknown.

Photo taken of West Palm Beach c.1910. Photographer currently unknown.

Madeleine Talmage Force Fiermonte, later Madeleine Astor (1893-1940) was an wealthy American socialite and survivor of the Titanic.

Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr.: American photographer and amateur’s advocate

Ever subject to revision and review, history often has a way of catapulting one figure into fame at the expense of another’s descent into obscurity. Case in point: the life and legacy of Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr. Like the pioneering art photographer Alfred Stieglitz, Eickemeyer was internationally recognized as a talented Pictorialist at the turn of the twentieth century, yet today he doesn’t even have his own Wikipedia entry.

This photo was taken at Daytona Beach, Florida (c.1904).

This photo was taken at Daytona Beach, Florida (c.1904).

Men and Women of WWI-WWII

Photo of currently unknown soldier and Jack Russell Terrier.

WWI Portraits

People of 19th Century location unknown.

Count de Beaufort with Dog.  Location unknown.  Information on the 'Count' still to be verified.

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'Tiny Man' (L), 'Boss' (M), and 'Junkie' (R).  Photo of woman with dogs taken in 19th Century, exact dated to be confirmed.  Location unknown.

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People of 19th Century England

Matilda Alice Powles a.k.a. Vesta Tilley (1864-1952), wan an English music hall performer who was made famous for her male impersonations.  This photo was taken in 1904 as she arrived at the Ascot.

Matilda Alice Powles a.k.a. Vesta Tilley (1864-1952), wan an English music hall performer who was made famous for her male impersonations. This photo was taken in 1904 as she arrived at the Ascot.

George Alexander Gibb Samson a.k.a. Sir George Alexander (L), (1858 –1918), and his wife Lady Florence Jane Alexander nee Théleur, with their dogs Patsy and Pan Photograph by Foulsham & Banfield.  Sir George was an English stage actor, theatre producer and theatre manager. Sir George was knighted in 1911.

Interesting Old Photographs of Dogs and Their Owners

Between 1966 and 2006, Libby Hall collected old photographs of dogs, amassing many thousands to assemble what is possibly the largest number...

Unknown brides

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American Actors

Marion Cecilia Elizabeth Brooklyn Douras a.k.a. Marion Davies (L) (1897-1961) was an American film actress and later philanthropist.  Women on (R) as yet unidentified.

BLACKWOOD & BRASS

lesanneeselegantes: “ Marion Davies & Thelma Hill ”

Eleanor Jean Parker was an popular American actress and singer who appeared in around 80 movies and tv series in mid 20th century America (1922-2013).

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Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle a.k.a. Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle (1887-1943) and his pet dog Luke (1913-1926) .  Luke was a Staffordshire Bull Terrier that performed  in American silent comedy shorts between 1914 and 1920.  Roscoe was an American silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter.

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German Royalty

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French Royalty

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Photo taken in 1906.  The woman in the picture was titled 'The most beautiful woman in Japan', according to some reports.

R I C E A N D B E A N Z

Japanese woman photographed in 1906 Titled “The most beautiful women in Japan. Photographer is unknown. #vintagephotography #industrialage #victorian #Japan #nippon #japanese #1900’s #ethnicbeauty...

Ursula Falke (1895-1981), and her sister Gertrude (1890-1984).  Date of photo yet to be verified, as well as photographer.

Ursula Falke (1895-1981), and her sister Gertrude (1890-1984). Date of photo yet to be verified, as well as photographer.

From left to right: Phillis Dare, Jack (brother), Arthur (Father) and Zena Dare.

ZENA AND PHYLLIS DARE WITH BROTHER JACK AND FATHER RP 1900'S

ZENA AND PHYLLIS DARE WITH BROTHER JACK AND FATHER - REAL PHOTO POSTCARD UNUSED EARLY 1900'S PUBLISHER ROTARY

Harriette Amelia Dones, nee Wheeler (far left) , with husband Arthur Albert Dones (left), and daughters Zena (right), and Phillis (far right sittting).

Sisters Dare_Rotary 4135 A

Explore Performing Arts / Artes Escénicas' photos on Flickr. Performing Arts / Artes Escénicas has uploaded 104412 photos to Flickr.

Florence Hariette Zena Dones a.k.a. Zena Dare (1887-1985), was an English singer and actress.

Otherwise Magnificent

Phyllis Dare, c.1910′s.

Mrs Edward Wyndham, Lady Gosford and Lady Joan Peake at a Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace in 1926.

History In Pictures on Twitter

“A gentleman tips his hat to a group of ladies in the 1920s.”

Marie Adelheid Thérèse Hilda Wilhelmine (1894-1924). Charlotte Adelgonde Elisabeth Marie Wilhelmine (1896-1985). Hilda Sophie Marie Adélaïde Wilhelmine (1897-1979). Antoinette Roberte Sophie Wilhelmine (1899-1954) Elisabeth Marie Wilhelmine (1901-1950). Sophie Caroline Marie Wilhelmine (1902-1941).  (Information about subjects in order of age, not necessarily order of appearance). Positions to be confirmed.

Where The Women Go, The Culture Goes

antique-royals: “Princesses Charlotte, Hilda, Marie Adelaide , Elisabeth , Sophie and Maria Antonia of Luxembourg ”

Marion Cecilia Elizabeth Brooklyn Douras a.k.a. Marion Davies (L) (1897-1961) was an American film actress and later philanthropist.  Women on (R) as yet unidentified.

BLACKWOOD & BRASS

lesanneeselegantes: “ Marion Davies & Thelma Hill ”

Consuelo Vanderbilt (1877-1964), was the daughter of a prominant New York railroad millionaire and later became Duchess of Marlborough.  In the photo, Consuelo (C), is seen in a front row grandstand seat for the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race.

Blog - Consuelo Vanderbilt, the Duchess of Marlborough: A Real Downton Heiress

Photo taken of West Palm Beach c.1910.  Photographer currently unknown.

Photo taken of West Palm Beach c.1910. Photographer currently unknown.

Madeleine Talmage Force Fiermonte, later Madeleine Astor (1893-1940) was an wealthy American socialite and survivor of the Titanic.

Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr.: American photographer and amateur’s advocate

Ever subject to revision and review, history often has a way of catapulting one figure into fame at the expense of another’s descent into obscurity. Case in point: the life and legacy of Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr. Like the pioneering art photographer Alfred Stieglitz, Eickemeyer was internationally recognized as a talented Pictorialist at the turn of the twentieth century, yet today he doesn’t even have his own Wikipedia entry.

Samantha Fallon owned The San Jose House, a boarding house, in the town of Tombstone, Arizona.  Information to be verified.  Photographer currently unknown.

The 65 Most Important Historical Photos From the McCubbin Collection - True West Magazine

A charter subscriber to this magazine, which first hit newsstands in 1953, Robert G. McCubbin has been collecting original photographs ever since...

Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr a.k.a.Belle Starr (L) (1848-1889), was an American outlaw affiliated with the notorious James-Younger Gang. This photo shows Belle atop a horse in Fort Smith, Arkansas, c.1886.

100 Best Historical Photos of the American West

Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr a.k.a.Belle Starr (L) (1848-1889), was an American outlaw affiliated with the notorious James-Younger Gang. This photo shows Belle atop a horse in Fort Smith, Arkansas, c.1886.

Phoebe Ann Mosey a.k.a. Annie Oakley (1860-1926). Annie was an exhibition sharpshooter. Photograph by the W.T.Barrott company in Attica, Indiana.

sloth unleashed

sisterwolf: “ Belle Starr, outlaw ”

James Butler Hickok a.k.a. Wild Bill Hickok (1837-76), was a soldier and lawman, and is considered by some to be a folk hero of the America's Wild West.

James Butler Hickok a.k.a. Wild Bill Hickok (1837-76), was a soldier and lawman, and is considered by some to be a folk hero of the America's Wild West.

This photo was taken at Daytona Beach, Florida (c.1904).

This photo was taken at Daytona Beach, Florida (c.1904).