Salome in Love.

gailcarriger:

daguerreotypeimages:

Had the fifth member of this group, taken by “F. Burrows in 1856” fallen out of favor afterwards, hence the defacement on the surface of the resealed sixth plate or might she have passed on and her likeness was too difficult for the owner of the dag to view? (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

The fifth went to finishing school.
gdfalksen:

Cycling Outfit 1895-1900
Source
weirdvintage:

"A Daring Act"—Woman on a cart drawn by two bison, 1910 (via Library of Congress)
gdfalksen:

1910. Dome Mine Railway, Porcupine, Ontario
vintagegal:

Illustration by Warwick Goble for Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day, 1912 (via)
lostsplendor:

Read the full scoop and translation over at: Poppies Pressed: Behind Closed Doors: Agency and Action in Early 20th Century Picture Postcards.   
Special thanks to Tumblr users senthessa and grimbl for German translation!
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