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Deborah Mitford, The Duchess of Devonshire and Her Chickens

She’s resolute, charming and forward-thinking — and has been known to feed her chickens while wearing a ball gown. (Our kind of girl.) Meet The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, née Deborah Mitford. This reminds me of me, I would wear a ball gown

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

Victorian photo booth

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

The Duchess of Devonshire at Chatsworth, 1952.  Deborah Vivien Cavendish, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire DCVO (born 31 March 1920), née The Hon. Deborah Freeman-Mitford is the youngest and last surviving of the six noted Mitford sisters whose political affiliations and marriages were a prominent feature of English culture in the 1930s and 1940s. She was born in Asthall Manor, Oxfordshire, England.

That is THE Holbein behind her. Deborah Cavendish, dowager Duchess of Devonshire

darksilenceinsuburbia:    3for3

Far from the usual straight laced images of Victorians posing, unsmiling, in the studio, this seriously charming image captures a young woman as she leaps off the ground outdoors.

A couple using a zip line in 1923

Spring 1894 - Samuel Langhorne Clemens  stands in... - Historical Times

Spring 1894 - Samuel Langhorne Clemens stands in... - Historical Times

Red Cross nurses having some fun in 1935.

1939 Red Cross Nurses - NEVER forget to have fun.even Nurses during wartime remembered to kick up their heels!

“Chicken lady Undated ”

“Chicken lady Undated ”

Susan B Anthony-  Suffergette

“Hey ladies, Susan B. Anthony suffered a beat down so you could have the right to vote.

Three Men with Chicken Carte de Visite

Three Men with Chicken Carte de Visite: No one knows what's up with the chicken, but a revenue stamp on the back of the carte dates to the Civil War. Notable for hairstyles and clothing (as well as the expression on the face of the guy in the middle).

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V-J Day in Times Square (also V-Day, and The ) is a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt that portrays an American sailor kissing a woman in a white dress on Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day) in Times Square in New York City, on August - Gr

This says it all ...

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

Teens on a movie date night, 1957

cute Black and White vintage date lovely retro rockabilly milkshake diner first date fashion cuple circle dress style old diner

Love never changes

Caption: "My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war." <<< Not my grandparents, but a sweet picture nonetheless

Shoemaker. Late 19th century    Source: pinterest[dot]com/pin/568016571724749122/

Love this image of 'The shoemaker' (late century). How little the tools of the trade for bespoke shoes have changed!

Deborah Mitford, The Duchess of Devonshire and Her Chickens

She’s resolute, charming and forward-thinking — and has been known to feed her chickens while wearing a ball gown. (Our kind of girl.) Meet The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, née Deborah Mitford. This reminds me of me, I would wear a ball gown