Category: vintagestyle

pastmalebeauty: Stephen Tennant (1906 – 1984) …

pastmalebeauty:

Stephen Tennant (1906 – 1984)

 1. Stephen on his way to America – 1930′s

2. Stephen amongst sketches by Pavel Tchelitchew

¾. Stephen by Cecil Beaton. Photo 4, sent to lesbian French writer Colette.

Stephen Tennant, youngest son of Baron Glenconner, was a social butterfly. He was a decadent and dazzling socialite. An amateur artist and writer, he was also a member of the group known as the “Bright Young Things” in the 1920′s. A close friend of society photographer Cecil Beaton, he was often a model for Beaton’s photographic studies. He was the lover of Poet and Soldier Siegfried Sassoon.

wehadfacesthen: George Raft and Humphrey Bogar…

wehadfacesthen:

George Raft and Humphrey Bogart in Invisible Stripes  (Lloyd Bacon, 1939)

Bogart played second lead for many years until his breakthrough success with High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon in 1941

vintagemusclemen: Here we have a man in a toph…

vintagemusclemen:

Here we have a man in a tophat and his dog.  Is that a whippet or a greyhound?  Or a mutt?

yesterdaysprint:

yesterdaysprint:

The Sphere, London, December 2, 1933

tcm: Rita Moreno celebrates her 86th birthday …

tcm:

Rita Moreno celebrates her 86th birthday toady, here with Donald O’Connor, Millard Mitchell, and Tommy Farrell in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (‘52)

danismm:A business machine! Artist- Fritz Will…

danismm:

A business machine! Artist- Fritz Willis via

James Vaughan

vintage-sweden:

vintage-sweden:

Per Alfrid Eriksson, 1917, Sweden.

vintage-sweden:

vintage-sweden:

Unknown couple, 1912, Sweden.

Alice White struts her stuff in 1928′s Show G…

whataboutbobbed:

Alice White struts her stuff in 1928′s Show Girl

mypinholepinups: joeinct:  The Gentleman Calle…

mypinholepinups:

joeinct:

 The Gentleman Caller, Glass Plate, Unknown Photographer

Pre-internet life.