Sepia Saturday

Sepia Saturday Theme Image 47 : 25 May 2019


I’m struck by all these wonderful hats in this photo.


Nationaal Archief Nederlands, n.d.


Millinery Shop, Canada, 1905


Internet Archive, circa 1918

This dapper man sure can sport a hat. He looks familiar, but I can’t place him. Can you?


Why is God a He?

Dennis Prager gives a logical explanation. I hadn’t thought of this in this way, but Prager’s convincing. I thought it had more to do with patriarchal societies.

Sepia Saturday

Sepia Saturday 459 : 2 March 2019

Cooking, tasting, food – this week’s Sepia Saturday prompt challenges us to find images from the past on this theme. I’ve narrowed it down to men cooking in the 1950s.


These capture a by-gone era with the clean-cut attire and the traditional gender roles.



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Sepia Saturday

Sepia Saturday Theme Image 389

When I saw this darling girl interrupted from her writing, I knew I wanted to find some good photos of people at their writing desk. It’s crucial to have a good place to think and write. Here’s what I found on Flickr Commons.


Constantin Dumba, 1910, Library of Congress


Miss Young, 1926 from Musée McCord


G. Polacco, 1915, Library of Congress


“Hygiene of the Schoolroom,” 1910 The Internet Archive


“Hygiene of the School House,” 1910, Internet Archive

Sepia Saturday

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This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt takes us to the beauty shop. It’s not just a trip for women though. First we have a boy, like many who in no uncertain terms does not want a haircut.

He's not keen on this.

He’s not keen on this.

Here’s a New York man from 1941 who’s getting a mask for his skin. Next is an ad for some kind of machine that claims to comb hair.

The facial mask resembles a death mask.

The facial mask resembles a death mask.


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