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Fashion Date: 1899 (copyright date)

Hairstyle Description: From left to right:

1. Chignon (bun)
2. Chignon
3. Shoulder blade length hair
4. Hip length hair
5. Chignon

Costume Description: Ladies in their nightwear or dressing gowns- this could be a "sleep-over" party. These gowns could be cotton possibly trimmed in lace.

NOTE: The title of this stereoview card is "Hallow e'en Party, Who'll be my husband." This was a popular game for Halloween at the time. If you looked into a mirror by candlelight over your shoulder, you were supposed to see the image of your husband-to-be.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Stereoview card (double image), Size of image, 4" W X 7.25" H

Studio: C.H. Graves for Universal Series

Studio Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Date: Copyright 1899

Other information: This card is numbered 6006 and titled "Hallow e'en Party, Who'll be my husband."

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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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