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Evelyn Nesbit Thaw  by Bain News Service, 1913    Fabulous shoes!

Evelyn Thaw (LOC) Bain News Service,, publisher. Evelyn Thaw 1913 August 30 (date taken or published later by Bain)

Evelyn Nesbit, 1902
Rudolph Eickemeyer, Jr.
Platinum print
National Museum of American History, Behring Center, Division of Information Technology and Communications
Photographic History Collection

Rudolph Eickemeyer, In My Studio, Evelyn Nesbitt, Tired Butterfly, 1909

Lady Libertine, 1902.  Another of Fitz Guerin's metaphorical maidens. Back in the sepia days, single women always held shaving cream above their heads while smoking cigarettes.  It was the law...

vintage everyday: Lady Libertine, 1902 (because libertines drink cappuccinos in champagne glasses?

20 Pics Of Amelia Earhart: American Badass

20 Pics Of Amelia Earhart: American Badass

Strangely, and beautifully, oxidized photo of several young ladies, c.1915

Society Girls: 1915 New York circa "Eleanor Davies -- Marion Gibney -- Emalena Sizer -- Caryl Hackstaff -- Elizabeth Kirlin -- Laura Parsons -- Sophie Young -- Elise Rice (Mrs." glass negative, Bain News Service.

Another friends-to-lovers tale starred George Peppard and Audrey Hepburn as two drifters who find each other in their Manhattan apartment building in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961).' Peppard's struggling writer and Hepburn's social climber live off their wealthy, um, friends. But it's only in each other that they find something infinitely more valuable - a soulmate.

NYC's best film couples - slide 13

eva watson-schütze | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Portrait of three young women, wearing Gibson girl hairstyles, bathed in sunlight while standing close to each other.

Calvert Richard Jones (seated) and a woman (possibly Portia Smith), and a white dog | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Calvert Richard Jones (seated) and a woman (possibly Portia Smith), and a white dog | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

This photo looks a lot like the sketch of Pearl de Vere (circa 1862 - June 5, 1897), known as the "soiled dove of Cripple Creek", was a 19th century prostitute and brothel owning madam of the American Old West.:

"For a generation America succumbed to the Anna Held craze. There were Anna Held corsets, facial powders, pomades, Anna Held Girls, An.