Monday, September 12, 2011

Photo Number 652

How about some gals with glasses!

This is a photo from the antique shop in Solway Minnesota.

Gal with Glasses and Huge sleeves Solway 1896 to 1901

The photographer is O. Frank Stafford & Co. of 520 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, Minn.  He was at that address from 1896 to 1901.

Look at the size of those sleeves..she seems to have a pair of simple gold spectacles and very wavy hair.

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  1. I like those glasses. It is still impressive to see the rare person wearing them now.

  2. I hate to soud crude, but imagine those sleeves and needing to wipe one's nose? The temptation?

    She looks a little owl-ish with the specs. :)

  3. My dad's hair was about this wavy when he was young! Those sleeves are HUGE!

  4. Those sleeves would have been a bugger to iron. I would love to see the rest of the dress.

  5. Very unusual landscape orientation but a great solution for the photographer to get those sleeves. Perhaps she requested it. The young lady bears an uncanny resemblance with glasses and puff sleeves to the girl in one of my mystery photos.
    Ruby's Orchestra

  6. This is good to see, I love wearing my glasses now though I used to detest them when I was a child. Great photo.


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