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Fashion Date: Circa 1913-1915

Hairstyle Description: Hip length hair that is parted center front, then braided into two long braids. She has a large bow on the back of her hair. Over her ears are a few wisps of curls.

Costume Description: She is wearing a two-piece walking costume with a sailor collar. The bodice is fitted and belted a little above the natural waist. Her elbow length sleeves have a single button cuff and then edged with pleated lace.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Photo Postcard: 3.5" W X 5.5" H

Studio: None provided

Studio Location: likely Great Britain, the copyright states this.

Date: Postmarked 1915

Other information: Postcard addressed to:

Miss Dorothy Child
House Farm
Chatsworth
W. Chesterfield
Derbyshire
NOTE: The child in this photo is probably a model.

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Disclaimer:The photos located on this website, "A Brush with History: Vintage Hairstyles," are property of The Costume Gallery collection. They may not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Penny E. Ladnier, owner of The Costume Gallery. The circa dates given for the photos are an educated guess, from analyzing the fashions worn in the photo. When an actual date is provided on the photo, that date will be included in the identification marks section. The location stated by the studio may be a clue as to where this photo was taken. Please take it as a clue. Many photographers traveled to locations and took photographs… meaning that the photo may not have been taken in the same city or town as the address of the studio.

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