All things old, beautiful, unique, and antique.

wearyvoices:

I love you, most ardently.

wearyvoices:

I love you, most ardently.

(Source: thehamthatruns)

(Source: frivolouswhim)

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on Ebay
Attractive Girlfriends Hold Hands Daguerreotype Lavish Blue Tinted Dress Jewelry
Seller: macrafly

adesignresearcher:

Found and Lost on Ebay

Attractive Girlfriends Hold Hands Daguerreotype Lavish Blue Tinted Dress Jewelry

Seller: macrafly

purplevintagegirl:

The little girl

purplevintagegirl:

The little girl

daughterofchaos:

Daguerreotype from the 1850s

daughterofchaos:

Daguerreotype from the 1850s

cimmerianweathers:

Alexander Munro and his wife, Mary Carruthers, Lewis Carroll, 1863. Daguerreotype. 

cimmerianweathers:

Alexander Munro and his wife, Mary Carruthers, Lewis Carroll, 1863. Daguerreotype. 

daguerreotypeimages:

Pretty young lady with glasses. gloves and a shawl, holding a cased image of her grandmother, quarter plate daguerreotype made circa 1846 (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

daguerreotypeimages:

Pretty young lady with glasses. gloves and a shawl, holding a cased image of her grandmother, quarter plate daguerreotype made circa 1846 (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

eastmanhouse:

Unidentified Photographer, Unidentified couple, woman seated on man’s lap, ca. 1855, daguereotype, museum purchase, George Eastman House Collection

eastmanhouse:

Unidentified Photographer, Unidentified couple, woman seated on man’s lap, ca. 1855, daguereotype, museum purchase, George Eastman House Collection

daguerreotypeimages:

Agnes and Adrianna Pillsbury, 6th plate daguerreotype by John Q. Currier in Lawrence, MA, 1851-4

daguerreotypeimages:

Agnes and Adrianna Pillsbury, 6th plate daguerreotype by John Q. Currier in Lawrence, MA, 1851-4

daughterofchaos:

By Caroline on Flickr
I am fascinated with her photography and her collection of early photographs. If you love the Victorian era I suggest taking a look at her stuff on Flickr.

daughterofchaos:

By Caroline on Flickr

I am fascinated with her photography and her collection of early photographs. If you love the Victorian era I suggest taking a look at her stuff on Flickr.

fripperiesandfobs:

Dress and blouse (detail) ca. 1860
From the Kent State University Museum Pinterest

fripperiesandfobs:

Dress and blouse (detail) ca. 1860

From the Kent State University Museum Pinterest

philamuseum:

More Art Monday: Bastille Day

Happy July 14 to our French friends! As every French town is organizing its own ball to celebrate it and every woman is getting ready to be the most beautiful, discover the Museum’s collection of ball gowns and accessories. Which one would you chose to go dancing in on Bastille Day?

Ball of the Bastille,” 1790, Louis Le Coeur

Woman’s Evening Dress: Bodice and Skirt,” 1850-55, Artist/maker unknown, French

Fan,” 1905-10, Alexandre

Bag,” 1920, Artist/maker unknown, Austrian

Woman’s Shoes,” 1895, Label Alexander, New York

Bouquet Holder,” 1850, Artist/maker unknown, French

Bracelet,” 1849,  Artist/maker unknown, French