Posts tagged 1910s
Posts tagged 1910s
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, a religious and military leader of the Sikh kingdom of Patiala (modern Punjab, India), 1911
I LOVE THIS!
Puppet show, Luna Park, Paris in 1910
Franz von Papen, c. 1914 (via World War II Database)
Franz von Pickelhauben
Jane Renouardt, c1910
Wow- what a wonderful use of feathers!
Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1914.
This has to be one of the greatest collections of feathers I have ever seen!
Recruitment poster for His Majesty’s Coldstream Guards, 1914. I’m guessing the incentives to join here are the epic shakos and the hot comrades with postures as rigid as their never mind.
Yo, this is pretty much the dude version of the awesome bird hats I posted yesterday!
“La Mode en 1910”
HAAAAAAA! Look at that owl! HAHHAHHA!
via Shaun Usher: “Check out this pre-movie PSA, shown in US cinemas c.1910 (via Library of Congress)”
Yes, but she looks AWESOME, and isn’t that all that really matters? :)
Mrs. Gertrude Sheldon Sands, wife of Samuel Stevens Sands III, a son of Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt Sr., in 1913. Lovely Gertie was widowed that summer when her husband was killed in an automobile accident in West Hampton NY; three years later she married financier Richard Whitney. (Library of Congress)
What an elegant and lovely portrait!
Unknown Soldiers, Washington DC c. 1918 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)
Those are some stern looking fellows!
School boys in Germany celebrating the Kaiser’s birthday, 1915
Look at those adorable wee pickelhaubes!
“A candid look at barrack life for men of Landsturm Infanterie Bataillon ‘Gotha’ (XI 33) circa late 1915” (by drakegoodman)
I’m thinking I should rename this ”Pickelhaubes from History” because there have been a lot of them lately. Not that I’m complaning…
My great-grandfather brought this back when he returned from WWI. It is one of my most prized possessions. The ball (in place of the spike) indicates that it is from an artillery regiment.
“Five senior non-commissioned officers from 3. Ober-Elsässisches Feldartillerie-Regiment Nr. 80”, c. 1915 (by drakegoodman)
I love the guy laying on the floor all casual-like!
Smart boys’ knickerbocker suits for a variety of budgets. From the Spring 1917 Sears catalog.