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Fashion Date: Circa 1888-1892

Hairstyle Description: This hairstyle proves what goes around comes around. This hairstyle was fashionable in 1890s and 1990s. Her bangs are curls and brushed backward. The remainder of her hair is free flowing.

Costume Description: The kick-up sleeves on this bodice is the key factor for identifying this time period. She is also wearing a corsage that can hint of a graduation.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Cabinet Card, Size of image, 4.25" W X 6.5" H

Studio: Collins' Ground Floor Studio

Studio Location: 104 East First St., Oswego, New York, USA

Date: None provided

Other information: Labeled on the front "French Enamels." Printed on back of card: "Removed to Store 104 East First Street, fourth door south of bridge."

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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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