My Great-Grandpa Joe (in the driver’s seat). He was born in Damascus, Syria and immigrated to the U.S. in the 1900’s. Photo c. 1910’s.
Boulevard de Strasbourg (Corsets) photographed by Eugène Atget, Paris (1912)
Paysage Orageux ( 1900s).
A promotional photograph of dancer and musical comedy star Aida Overton Walker, who as some of you may recall was credited with popularizing the cakewalk.
Credit: Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
Submitted by Lynn Mally (Irvine, CA)
Sheet Music Cover,1901.
Maud Stevens Wagner (born Maud Stevens February 1877 in Lyons County, Kansas) was the first well known woman tattoo artist in the United States. Photo c. 1907 (x)
Josephine Baker born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri- June 3rd, 1906.
Illustration by Edmund Dulac for ”Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám” (1909) (x)
Illustration by Edmund Dulac from “The Mermaid” in the 1911 Edition of “Stories from Hans Andersen”
Le Voyage dans la lune ”A Trip to the Moon” (1902) dir. George Méliès
Maud Wagner, the first known female tattooist in the U.S., 1911. In 1907, she traded a date with her husband-to-be for tattoo lessons. (x)
L’homme à la tête de caoutchouc (The Man With The Rubber Head) Georges Méliès (1901)
Alice In Wonderland (1903)
The first-ever film version of Lewis Carroll’s tale.