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1910s full figure portrait

RPPC. Private Collection.

RPPC. Private Collection.

The late 1910s, when the young generation dismissed their parents’ constraining coats and pants for more relaxed and comfortable wear.

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A close-up of this fine gent.

RPPC: AZO 4 up triangles. 1904-1918

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1922 Mr. Pappas from Lewiston, Maine.

RPPC. 1922 (digitally erased date at bottom). Private Collection.

RPPC. 1922 (digitally erased date at bottom). Private Collection.

Roaring Twenties gentleman. On this photo I like the trousers’ pocket flap peeking from below the waistcoat. This gentleman is rocking his suit and hat, isn’t he? I like the classic 20’s look very much…but if you’re a regular reader of my blog you already knew that.

And the man was a shoe craftsman. A coincidence after the cut.

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High High Shalt Thou Live!

These two German kids are too adorable for words! The older one stands with a comically high bowler on his head and a large bouquet of daisies, while his little toddler friend has his hands in pockets with a mini walking stick on the arm and a pork pie hat. They’re posing like pros  in their grown-up suits, and I just about died!

They’re too much, are they not? I hope there are others out there of the series.


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