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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


1900's lifestyle, society & real life

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Canada. Stormy day, St. Catherine Street, Montreal, QC, 1901

Facie Populi ™ — Wm. Notman & Son Stormy day, St. Catherine...

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U.S. Newark Newsies, 1909

Newark Newsies: 1909 high-resolution photo

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France. Les Halles, Paris, 1900s // Léon et Lévy

lovely ladies, early 1900s

Vintage Ephemera: women

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U.S. Girls working in Springstein Mills, Chester, South Carolina. Zetella Gallman (by window) has worked 2 years. Both girls in middle said they had been in mill 8 years, 1908 // Lewis Hine

Lewis Hine - Mill Workers

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U.S. Shelter Island, New York, c.1904.

Edwardian family in the garden, 1900s

China. Kidnapped Girls, Foochow, 1904 // Attribution Unk

Vintage Photographs of Pre-Revolution China, 1870-1946

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China. Rich Merchants Dining With Singing Girls, Pekin, China, c1901 // Benjamin W. Kilburn

Vintage Photographs of Pre-Revolution China, 1870-1946

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China. Chinese Punishment, Whipping A Lawbreaker, c1900 // Attribution Unknown

Vintage Photographs of Pre-Revolution China, 1870-1946

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Early Edwardian males, 1900s

Woman at Mirror, ca 1900

Netherlads. Middleburgh 29 April 1906 // taken by Punch cartoonist Linley Sambourne

U.K. Victorian street style, c. 1905 // by Edward Linley Sambourn

U.K. Victorian street style, c. 1905 // by Edward Linley Sambourn

U.K. Notting Hill, North Kensington, London (10 July 1907) // Edward Linley Sambourne

U.K. Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London (11 June 1907) // Edward Linley Sambourne

France. Two fashionably dressed women cross the road, paris, June 3 1906 // by Edward Linley Sambourne

France. A man in uniform walks with a girl, Paris, 1906 // by Edward Linley Sambourne

Autochrome, 1900s // Auguste and Louis Lumière

My Opera is now closed - Opera Software

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Early autochrome family portrait, 1907-10 // by Henri Chouanard, Alinari Archive

U.S. Dickerson, Master, and sister [Dorothy], portrait photograph, Jan. 5, 1916. // Arnold Genthe

Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Little Brother: 1916 high-resolution photo

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U.S. Gilded Age Italian Immigrants at Mulberry Street, New York City, c.1900

U.K. Those who lived in poverty often had large familes, simply because the expectation (and the reality) was that at least some would die. In 1900, the biggest killer of children in the UK was diarrhoea & sickness.

U.K. Lowestoft fish market, England, ca 1900