ephemeral-elegance:

Sequin Embellished Evening Gown, ca. 1901

Madame Menol

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demons:

Wounded British troops, evacuated from the Normandy beaches, are helped down the ramp of a landing ship, 7 June 1944.

demons:

British 3rd Division troops passing a Great War memorial in Hermanville-sur-Mer, 6 June 1944.

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

D-Day Then and Now V

70 years ago today, on June 6th, 1944 the Western Allies’ armies landed in the Normandy region of France, beginning their push through Europe for Germany that would, combined with the Soviet onslaught from the east, result in the fall of Nazi Germany within the next year. 

In 2014, as we approach the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day invasion, Peter Chris Helgren returned to the invasion grounds to photograph the locations of some iconic - and lessor known - images from the Allied invasion. Presented here are some of the “Then” and “Now” photographs.

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fashionsfromhistory:

Bar Shoes

C.H. Baker

1910s

United States

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thevictorianduchess:

The Three Graces, oil on canvas, detail (1899)

Edouard Bisson

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tabodesign:

Woman’s Paper Dress, from the United States, circa 1905

That’s right, Paper!

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omgthatdress:

Pocket Watch

1820

Sotheby’s

the-garden-of-delights:

Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the title role of Belle (2014).

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