1912 Wedding Portrait

1912 Wedding Portrait

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I can’t refuse favors of scanning old photos for elderly ladies, especially when they let me also post about them. This is a photo of the woman’s grandmother, who got married in about 1912. You can see that the bride is wearing a single strand of pearls, and has lace accents at her vshaped neck line, and a really long veil attached to a lace cap type of hat. The groom is wearing a double breasted suit and a white flower boutonniere.

This old wedding photo was shot by J. J. Belka of 4770 Plover Ave, St. Louis MO.

1910s bride and groom

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Jessica Kay Murray

Professional WordPress nerd. Lover of all things older than me. I am fascinated by early 1900s labor and feminist history, and have a sporadic addiction to reading nonfiction about those things on Archive.org. I scan old photographs and ephemera when I get really super bored. On Etsy I sell vintage clothing that I got as part of an interesting trade deal a few years ago.

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