Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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That coat. omg that coat.
Also, is anybody able to read the text? Is this an ad? I’d like to be able to tag it correctly if it is. It kind of is. Sort of.
Feb 28, 1914 Puck cover with an illustration by Nelson Greene, 1914 US
Some people in 1914 seemed to have been under the impression that the most fashionable women would dye or would soon be dying their hair outrageous colors to match the outrageous colors of their evening gowns. I’m not sure where this idea came from, but I’ve seen it referenced in a number of cartoons from that year.
Also, I’d love to have a framed print of this.
Cartoon from the Aug 7, 1895 issue of Puck: “The bicycle - The great dress reformer of the nineteenth century!”, 1895 US
Cure for Burns.—Equal parts of lime and lard, stirred together, is excellent for burns and scalds.
Cure for Ringworms.—Gunpowder, wet with apple vinegar and applied to ringworms, is a sure cure.
Bangs are entirely out of fashion. So is the Grecian knot.
Care of the Hair.—The best specialists on treatment of the hair say, that the hair should be washed once in six weeks and not oftener, and that castile soap and not borax, soda, or any other drying material, should be used.
Short and long waists are equally fashionable.
Sashes and sash effects are so fashionable that this might be called an epoch of sashes, and no one is considered either too young or too old to to wear a sash of some description.
Real India shawls, not made up into mantles but worn over the shoulders, just as grand-mama used to wear hers, are again in fashion and will be worn this season by the most elegant women in society.
Lace pins of guitars, violins, banjos, and other musical instruments are unique and fashionable. They are perfect copies of the instruments, having strings and keys.
Clean hen-houses and runs will bring in a good share of clean profits.
(From an ad) Prevent Pneumonia - By wearing SMITH’S PATENT PERFORATED BUCK-SKIN UNDERGARMENTS. They afford, to persons susceptible to cold, the best protection against Pneumonia, Rheumatism and all Lung Diseases. Recommended to Ladies and Gentlemen by all physicians. Send for circular. D.C. HALL & CO., SOLE MANUFACTURERS, 86 LEONARD STREET, NEW YORK.
The wing of turkeys, geese and chickens are good to wash and clean windows, as they leave no dust nor lint as cloth.
When going from a warm room out into the cold air close your mouth and breathe through your nose to prevent taking cold.