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    On November 4th 1934 the pantomime impresario Julian Wylie held auditions for a new huge production of Cinderella that was to be put on at Drury Lane theatre.

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    Oh how I love chocolate covered cherries like the beauties in this fun Brach's ad from 1952. #chocolate #cherries #candy #Christmas #food #ad #1950s #fifties

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    A picture found in a Dutch article in a late 1950s magazine about women wearing trousers. A summary of the text: "Imagine the summer of 1905. At the races at Auteuil (near Paris) a woman appeared wearing trousers in public for the first time. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Policemen had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd. The incident dominated the newspapers for days. It wasn't until the 1920s that women wearing trousers reappeared..."

    You tell 'em, girl! :) #vintage #WW2 #1940s #woman #ad #homemaker #housewife #apron

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    Girdle with Coins and Medallions, circa ca. 583, reassembled after discovery; Byzantine. This incomplete, massive gold girdle composed of a series of solidi & medallions may have been worn as an insignia of office. The four medallions depicting the emperor Maurice Tiberius for him in 583. Coins are stamped CONOB, indicating that they were minted in the capital city. There is also a coin of Theodosius II (r. 402–50) & four from the brief joint rule of Justin I and Justinian in 527.

    Australian model caught distracted during a photo shoot when the first plane hit tower 1. What an epic photo. It’s so weird to think that normal things were happening on 9/11. People were walking their dogs, riding their bikes, models were doing photoshoots… and the planes hit.

    Capturing History: "The Unboxing of the Statue of Liberty in 1885."

    1936 - Thinking outside the box store. Troelstrup,a clothier in Copenhagen, Denmark, adopted a unique sales scheme. To celebrate his store's move, he erected a scaffolding around his store building and completely covered it from roof to sidewalk with more than a thousand overcoats.