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beautiesofafrique: “ Vintage photos of Swahili women ”

'A young Kenyan woman holds her pet deer, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Kenya, Africa.' (Underwood & Underwood/The National Geographic/Christie’s Images)

kylady809:    Beauty From Another Time

1914 This could be a girl slightly older than Pollyanna. Many still had long, uncut hair. It would not usually have been piled high (as in Gibson Girl time) but hair was usually arranged to extend around the head and come out some from the sides.

Kisses for soldiers

Couple in Penn Station sharing farewell kiss before he ships off to war during WWII. (Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images) Jan 1943

1913...out of the house and into the rain or the sun...with the baby...

That baby is all smiles! :-) -This picture was taken in and it shows a woman with a baby stroller and an umbrella.

Princess Margaret and her greatest love, Captain Townsend. He was divorced, and Margaret was told that if she married him,she lost her place in the succession, as well as her income from the civil list. She broke off their romance, but was never a very happy person afterward. Margaret caused her sister , Queen Elizabeth, much headache and worry with her later affairs and rumours of alcohol abuse,later divorce and general unroyal bad behavior.

Princess Margaret caught in a candid moment Group Captain Peter Townsend. Despite being a war hero, Townsend's status as a divorcee made him an unacceptable marital choice for Margaret in the eyes of government officials and the Church of England.

Her glasses, the brooch, her cigarette (smoking in the photo booth!), his little naval-themed shirt. Her face, his face. You just know that little boy ...

This is fabulous on so many levels. Her glasses,...

Alice M. Boughton (American, 1865-1943). Two Women Under a Tree, ca. 1910.  Platinum print. Courtesy George Eastman House.

Untitled, [Two Women Under a Tree], 1910 (Alice Boughton) From Truth Beauty: Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, photos from the George Eastman House at the Phillips Collection,

Duke Ellington playing for his wife in Giza, Egypt.

a 1961 new york times photo, showing louis armstrong playing trumpet for his wife, lucille, in front of the great sphinx and pyramids in giza, egypt. i wanna play for you in egypt!

I'm a proud Coal Miner's Daughter. Valley Camp Coal Company Mine #2, Triadelphia, WV

A close up portrait of a coal miner in Omar, West Virginia, by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic in Photography - Black & White