Art Nouveau Design, Paris via Wikimedia Commons
Art Nouveau Home Design: Tournai, Belgium via Wikimedia Commons
Gianni Berengo Gardin
Il Trenino Della Val Gardena, Ortisei, 1958
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Marcel Bovis luzfosca
Buvette O. Brisset, 1934
Patricia Bowman by Soichi Sunami, 1932
Marilyn Monroe photographed by Arthur Weegee, 1949
A great beauty, from Albert Arthur Allen.
'The Hairdresser' - Photo by Robert Doisneau, Paris, 1950.
Boy holding stuffed toy animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1945.
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Dream Idyll, a Valkyrie (Detail), 1902
Edward Robert Hughes (English, 1851-1914)
Ginger Rogers photographed by John Miehle, 1938
Jacqueline Kennedy was born on this day in 1929, in Southhampton, New York. She was named Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. Her father, John, was a stockbroker on Wall Street whose family had come from France in the early 1800s. Her mother, Janet, had ancestors from Ireland and England.
As a child, Jackie loved to read. Before she started school, she had read all the children’s books on her bookshelves. Her heroes were Mowgli from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Robin Hood, Little Lord Fauntleroy’s grandfather, Scarlett O’Hara from Gone With the Wind, and the poet Byron.
Learn more about growing up as Jacqueline Kennedy from the JFK Library
Photo: Jacqueline Bouvier, 1935. Photograph by David Berne in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.
Albert Aublet French (1851-1938) - Selene
"I’ve been asked, ‘Do you mind living in a man’s world?’ I always answer, ‘Not as long as I can be a woman in it."
Sophia Loren in London, 1958.
Marilyn Monroe photographed by Bob Beerman, 1953
“The Eiffel Tower - State of the Construction, 1888” by Louis-Emile Durandelle via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain
Young women at a 1950s house party.
Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Bob Willoughby on the set of Raintree County, 1956
Downtown in 1933, New York City
Aerial view of Midtown Manhattan looking south with smog. July 1943 (via)
National Geographic Magazine editor, Gilbert H. Grosvenor at work at the National Geographic Headquarters in Washington D.C., 1914.Photograph by Leet Brothers, National Geographic Creative
Newspaper boys cool off in a New York City park fountain, April 1916.Photograph by Edwin Levick, National Geographic Creative
A kitten aboard a floating Victoria water lily pad in the Philippines, 1935.Photograph by Alfred T. Palmer, National Geographic Creative
Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us - in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain and an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal. Does that answer your question?
Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club.
La Coupole, Paris, 1930s.
Photo by Stanley Kubrick, 1950
Marilyn Monroe photographed by Bob Beerman, 1950
1950s “Ceeb of Miami” Jumpsuits (via)
Judy Garland with her daughter Liza Minnelli, London, 1951.
A swimming pool in the shape of a cat at the Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami, c. 1955. Photographed by Slim Aarons
Josephine Baker by Murray Korman, 1929
Embroidered silk satin evening shoes by Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, c. 1958
Janet Leigh, Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Powell and Ann Blyth, 1949
Fashion by Jacques Fath, 1956.
Spring Scattering Stars by Edwin Howland Blashfield (1927) (via)
Illustration from Science Fiction Quarterly, 1954.
View of the Palace of Maharaja’s pond from the Island of the Sultans in Udaipur, India, 1923.
Photograph by Jules Gervais Courtellemont, National Geographic
Dancing in the street, 1950s.