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Girls at Atlantic City Beach by William M Vander Weyde, ca 1905 US (NJ), the George Eastman House Collection

Girls at Atlantic City Beach by William M Vander Weyde, ca 1905 US (NJ), the George Eastman House Collection

Boudoir portrait of actress Giulia Majeroni, 1884 Australia (Melbourne), State Library of New South Wales

Boudoir portrait of actress Giulia Majeroni, 1884 Australia (Melbourne), State Library of New South Wales

Photo of Baroness de Guestre, 1913, the George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)
I’m not sure what the sandals are all about.

Photo of Baroness de Guestre, 1913, the George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)

I’m not sure what the sandals are all about.

Early color photo of women sitting on a bench by BJ Falk, ca 1915, George Eastman House Collection

Early color photo of women sitting on a bench by BJ Falk, ca 1915, George Eastman House Collection

Portrait of Broadway actress Nina Napier, 1913 US, the George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)

Portrait of Broadway actress Nina Napier, 1913 US, the George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)

Photo of a woman, date unknown (ca 1909?) US (NH), Keene Public Library

Photo of a woman, date unknown (ca 1909?) US (NH), Keene Public Library

Wedding portrait of Florence Folger, who married William A Webster in 1887.

Wedding portrait of Florence Folger, who married William A Webster in 1887.

Wedding dress, 1874-78 New York, Center for Jewish History

Wedding dress, 1874-78 New York, Center for Jewish History

Dress, 1928 US, Center for Jewish History
It’s under the “marriage” category, but this is probably not a wedding dress (unless there’s a tradition I’m not aware of where Jewish brides wear magenta).  Maybe it was worn by a bridesmaid?

Dress, 1928 US, Center for Jewish History

It’s under the “marriage” category, but this is probably not a wedding dress (unless there’s a tradition I’m not aware of where Jewish brides wear magenta).  Maybe it was worn by a bridesmaid?

Dress by Mollie Parnis, ca 1954 New York, Center for Jewish History

Dress by Mollie Parnis, ca 1954 New York, Center for Jewish History

Wedding dress, ca 1923 US, Center for Jewish History

Wedding dress, ca 1923 US, Center for Jewish History

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