Japan 19th Century.

Japanese this seems to be a Geisha. A long tradition in Japan. Geisha's are women whom learn to entertain, dance, play an instrument, the tea ceremony, and be the life of the party when at events organized by Japanese men back in the early still p

Just reading, 1920s

Sexy Erotic Sensuality for Anais. I feel as if there was a whole genre of pinup art that featured a girl dressed conservatively and reading a book with her skirt hiked up. I kind of appreciate it, oddly.

Showgirl & actress Lina Basquette, c. 1920s, practicing her steps 28 floors up on the roof of the Hotel Commodore.

Lina Basquette - 1926 - Dancer and musical comedy star, rehearsing new steps for an upcoming production on a ledge of the roof of the Hotel Commodore, twenty-eight stories above Street, New York.

Bathing Beauties circa 1890’s

"Bathing Beauties circa It's crazy to me that this was what women got to relax and soak up the sun in! And now women wear dental floss!

Ziegfeld girl

Alice Wilkie, Ziegfeld Girl, 1925 by Alfred Cheney Johnston. Somewhat nude, but I'm pinning for historical value, . This is why the Ziegfeld Follies were the biggest entertainment thing on earth in the

A picture of unwanted babies for sale in 1940 France. 49 other pictures chronicling moments in history.

49 Photos That Show How Fast The World Changes

History In Pictures ‏ Unwanted babies for sale in Italy. Probably from unwed mothers, poverty-stricken families, or prostitutes. ------ so apparently you didn't need the black market if you wanted to sell a baby in Italy

girls gone wild: 1924

Girls gone Wild! Three models from Washington’s spring fashion show snapped at Arlington Beach, May National Photo Company glass negative (originally black & white). Found on the Shorpy

ca. 1940s

Photo (wonder / wander)

Lila Leeds with records and phonograph at her home shortly after the raid in which she and Robert Mitchum were arrested for marijuana possession in

World champion Charleston dancer Bee Jackson

Bee Jackson-champion Charleston dancer--she is where bee's knees saying came from--l'esprit swing's

1920s!

These two young women illustrate the Flapper era’s penchant for both fun and recklessness by doing the Charleston on a rooftop ledge at Chicago’s Sherman Hotel, 11 Dec Chicago, Illinois,.

+~ Vintage Photo Booth Picture

I see the love of a long marriage here -- scarred with lifes hardships, disappointments, and losses, but all the stronger for it.

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