✧ Edwardian Era Spam [2/25]✧
Expansion of the railway system meant traveling to the coast became accessible to all, and so the beach became very popular during the edwardian era.
The bathing machine was used to change into the cumbersome outfits in privacy
It was then wheeled right into the sea to allow bathers to enter the water in ease and reduce the stares of other bathers.
When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out.
1939 Kansas Wheat…
holy fuck that’s the cutest marketing scheme i’ve ever heard of
'buy our flour it's going to make the nicest bread and the sweetest dress!’
yes thank you ok sold
Les Darcy, a middleweight boxing champion and blacksmith in Australia
Steam powered mobile bathing house of King Alfonso XIII, St. Sebastien beach, Spain 1908.
Just read that again
"Steam powered mobile bathing house"
The iconic Golden Gate Bridge, under construction in 1937.
Otho Cushing imagines a future of 1950, in 1914.
Rare and unusual “Femme Fatale” ring pistol, originates from France, third quarter of the 19th century.
Sold at Auction: $11,350
Imperial Vienna beautiful porcelain cup and saucer set, Austria 19th-20th Cent.
An American soldier with war orphans ‘adopted’ by his unit, London, 1943. Robert Capa
Colour footage of Britain in 1926.
Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife Dagmar Gale
John Gilbert & Renée Adorée in The Show (1927)
La Vie Parisienne n°15, 1926. Cover by Georges Léonnec. (source : ebay)