Vintage Miscellany – June 4, 2017

In case you think “fat shaming” is a new thing, here’s proof that it’s over 100 years old.

The interesting thing about this photo is the woman on the left.  Yes, I think she looks like a man too, but I’m sure that is due to the low quality of this print.  In any case, she is not wearing stockings, which at the time this photo was taken, the late nineteenth century, was a big no-no, at least in the USA. Such a rebel!

And now for some news. Since I was gone most of the past two weeks, I’m most grateful to reader Nann for supplying me with quite a few very interesting articles.


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3 responses to “Vintage Miscellany – June 4, 2017

  1. “The Dear Little Thing”???? Thank Goodness for the covered up bathing suits!

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  2. That knitting article was very interesting, and I looked through the first Journal issue – phew! Such scholarship really blows my mind. Had no idea of the depth & breadth of the scholarship.


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