1900's lifestyle, society & real life
The Edwardian Era (1900 -1910) / "The Aughts" (from aught aught to aught nine) / La Belle Epoque. I'm interested in the true expression of the decade: its visual icons, the graphic records of its everyday way of life everywhere, its contrasts and its contradictions. The best, the normal and the worst
Japan. Geisha travelling by yama kago in 1901 ( Meiji era) // unknown photographer
U.S. Mardi Gras Celebration, New Orleans, c.1900
Launch Party photo
U.K. A view of London's Petticoat Lane on a Sunday morning, c1900 perhaps.
U.K. Lady Ottoline Morrell, 1905 // photographed by Cavendish Morton, (National Portrait Gallery)
U.S. Women waiting in line to vote in an election (probably for a school board) in a downtown Minneapolis precinct, c.1908.
Two children talk to a blacksmith standing in the doorway of his forge, c.1900 // Photograph by Frances S. Allen
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Blacksmith: c. 1900
U.K. Harrods during their 75th anniversary, London, 1909