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Vintage Photograph 2014.10


1940s barbara

1940s Wishing you the Best of Luck This week’s photo is of a young woman posing possibly for a graduation or debutante photograph in the 1940s. Written on the photo are the words “Wishing You the Best of Luck Barbara.” We don’t know if the woman’s name is Barbara or if that is the person whom she is writing the message to. It could be read either way. The photography studio information at right is the part I was able […]

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Vintage Photograph 2014.6


1945 vintage bride

1945 Vintage Bride On this unseasonably warm (sorry east coast it’s in the 70s here) February day, one day before Valentine’s Day I’ve chosen a vintage bride to be our Throwback Thursday beauty. While we don’t know her name, we can place the photo to Albuquerque, NM. The back of the photo is stamped with the photo lab information that printed the photo. It reads, “Camera Shop of New Mexico Nov 2, 1945 Albuquerque, New Mexico.” She’s a beautiful bride; […]

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Vintage Photograph 2014.5


1940s woman Ila

1940s Portrait of Ila This week for Throwback Thursday #tbt we meet Ila. Based on her hairstyle I’m dating this to sometime in the 1940s. There is no other information on this vintage photograph. I just love her hair. I wish I could pull off the same look without looking like a poodle. Time for some more practice on 1940s hair. If you too are interested in reproducing 1940s hair, this book has become my bible on the topic. 1940s Hairstyles by […]

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