In today’s throwback journey, let’s review the fashion trends from the past. From the flashy outfits of the 1960s to the ruffled dresses of the 1870s, these photos give a glimpse of garb history.
“Show in the U.S. Embassy.” 1965. Oslo, Norway. – Riksarkivet (National Archives of Norway)
“This is American model Linda Ward (O’Reilly) posing, while two local boys give her outfit the once over … Date: Some time after January 1960 to 1966.” Winetavern Street, Dublin, Ireland. – National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Medium: color plate, screen (Autochrome) process. Date: ca. 1915. – George Eastman House
“The photographer’s notes from this negative series indicate these models were working for Neiman Marcus. The photographer’s notes from this negative series indicate that the automobile was on loan from Lone Star Oldsmobile Co, Dallas. Two models are next to an Oldsmobile Series 70 automobile, while a group of models stand next to a Lockheed model 10B Electra, owned by Delta Air Lines, at Dallas Love Field Airport.” Date: March 1940. – SMU Central University Libraries
“Servants, Calla Curman (wife of Carl Curman) in the middle and the Curman’s children Nanna and Carl G. at Lillstugan (“The small cottage”). The woman to the left could be the French governess.” Lysekil, Sweden. Date: c. 1890. – Swedish National Heritage Board
Harris family, Sydney, Australia, ca. 1877. – State Library of New South Wales
To join this series, tweet @flickr with your favorite photos, and include the hashtag #ThrowbackThursday. And if you’d rather not tweet, simply include the same hashtag in your Flickr photo title, or tag it with ThrowbackThursday. We can’t wait to see what time period and subjects show up next in pictures. From old scans to new photos of throwback memories, we like them all. In the meantime you can also find inspiration in The Commons on Flickr.
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