Vintage Image Share 4 - Dandy & Girl

Remember a while ago I went to the postcard fair - I still have many to scan but here are to more from what I bought that day. This man looks to me like a real dany.

A dandy (also known as a beau or gallant is a man who places particular importance upon physical appearance, refined language, and leisurely hobbies, pursued with the appearance of nonchalance in a cult of Self. Historically, especially in late 18th- and early 19th-century Britain, a dandy, who was self-made, often strove to imitate an aristocratic lifestyle despite coming from a middle-class background.

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And just a nice young girl, love the belt she is wearing..  looks like it is knitted or maybe crochet? Who knows...

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1 comment:

  1. What fabulous cabinet cards Caroline. I am just catching up with people, sorry I haven't been over for a while. But I have finished work and intend to drop by my blogging buddies and see what you have all been doing. Off to explore more of your stuff.
    Have a fabulous weekend.
    hugs {brenda} xox