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Mrs. Adelina

Old Photographs

A photograph of a woman with dreamy and serene expression on her face, a cascade of corkscrew curls flowing over her shoulder. She’s dressed all in white and on her head there is a headpiece that could perhaps be a veil of some sort. A faint writing at the bottom of the photograph identify her as Mrs. Adelina. The last name is also mentioned, but it is illegible to me at least. The number 1871, presumably meaning a year, has…

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Old Photographs

Costume Photography from 1875

Two photographs of two different women wearing somewhat unusual costumes. One looks like it could be a traditional costume of some sort, but I do not know about the subject well enough…