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    • Emma Sears

      Women Of The Future 1901 Paris, France

    • Hedy Michelson

      Let's pretend you are a fashion designer and you designed this outfit in 1916 and it set a new trend in fashion! 1

    • Heidi Lange

      french postcards of Women of the Future. | art #art wedding #wedding bridal #bridal bridesmaid #bridesmaid princess #princess vampire #vampire fantasy #fantasy scifi #scifi corset #corset bustle #bustle steampunk #steampunk dress #dress gown #gown neovictorian #neovictorian costume #costume Civil War #civilwar victorian #victorian vintage #vintage retro #retro burlesque #burlesque fairy #fairy faerie #faerie fae #fae goth #goth gothic #gothic timetravelcostumes #timetravelcostumes

    • Kim Butler

      "The Women of The Future," according to 1902 French trading cards

    • Alvin Huntsman

      star arm tattoo

    • Charlotte Anderson

      "In 1902, a French trading card manufacturer released this curious batch of playing cards depicting women and their futuristic careers as soldiers, lawyers, journalists, and cigarette-chomping students. But because these cards were designed to titillate, many of these outfits aren't entirely practical"

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