FASHIONABLE WOMAN IN TAMAQUA, PENNSYLVANIA

This cabinet card captures a fashionable young woman, who judging by her expression, knows that she looks great. Note the striped bodice. Also notice her small waist, courtesy of a corset. In addition, the rings of hair  on her forehead are quite unusual, but not particularly attractive. . The woman is pretty, but “its the dress” that makes this cabinet card notable. The photographer of this image is either David Baily, or his son Elmer Baily.  Their studio was located in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. To view other photographs by the Bailys, and to learn more about them, click on the category “Photographer: Baily”.

Published in: on September 9, 2011 at 12:01 am  Comments (1)  
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  1. Is she wearing a ‘cuirass’ bodice, poor thing? I’ll agree those plastered curls are doing her no favors, but I do like that little doily collar!


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