Dating 19th century photographs hats

With coal, iron and water in abundance, the town prospered and attracted businessmen and tourists," said Mr Gill."The Black's Guide text and the photographs complement each other and enable us to travel back in time to visit Bradford, an important British city at the height of its manufacturing power," Original guide book text promotes Bradford as the "metropolis of the wool trade", with tramways "connecting the town in all directions".Buzz Feed has a collection of vintage hats featuring birds; here are some of the ones that were most stunning to me: At the time, not many people thought much of killing the birds.

They were the rank and file and, thanks in part to their work, in the U. the movement led to the formation of the first Audubon societies.

The Massachusetts Audubon Society organized a feather boycott, angering hat makers who called them “extremists” and “sentimentalists.” Politicians worried out loud about the loss of jobs.

Fashioning Feathers includes this image from a pamphlet titled “Feathered Women” in which the president of the society calls them a “bird-enemy": Virginia Woolf went for the jugular, pointing out that—even though the image shows a woman swooping down to kill a bird—it was largely men who did the dirty work of murder and they were also the ones profiting from the industry.

Ironically, middle-class women were at the forefront of the bird preservation movement.

The Fashioning Feathers blog offers this example: A single 1892 order of feathers by a London dealer ...

included 6,000 bird of paradise, 40,000 hummingbird and 360,000 various East Indian bird feathers.A close rival in popularity to the photo posts is Useful Tips for Reading Handwritten Documents which became a long list of tips and tricks generated by comments from you and from State Records staff.It got us thinking…we create a similar list of useful tips for dating photographs?MORE NOSTALGIA HEADLINES A group of children play at the bottom of Carr Lane in Windhill, next to the Blue Bell Hotel, and other lovely old street scenes, including Gordon Terrace, Saltaire, Briggate, Shipley, Gaythorne Road, West Bowling and Wibsey High Street show soot-blackened stone houses, horse and carts trotting alongside double decker trams, bustling shops, and passers-by, all noticeably smartly-dressed. 1840s fashion is characterised by low and sloping shoulders, a low pointed waist, and bell-shaped skirts that grew increasingly voluminous throughout the decade. Hair was parted in the centre with ringlets at the side of the head, or styled with loops around the ears and pulled into a bun at the back of the head.Many images in our collection have come to us with only the barest of details attached.

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