Vintage Portraits

Step back in time with these captivating vintage portraits. Discover the beauty and nostalgia of a bygone era with our top ideas for incorporating vintage portraits into your home decor.
People, Vintage, Portrait, Portraits, Lady, Vintage Photos, Victorian Women, Old Portraits, Antique Portraits

Blanche Monnier - Colourisation by Claudia D'SouzaPortrait colourisation of Blanche Monnier, a tragic French socialite who was locked in a dark room by her mother and brother for 25 years. Her crime? Falling in love with the "wrong" men and wanting to marry against her family wishesBlanche Monnier (French pronunciation: 1 March 1849 – 13 October 1913), often known in France as la Séquestrée de Poitiers (roughly, "The Confined Woman of Poitiers"),was a woman from Poitiers, Vienne, France, who…

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by Kristin Holt Like many authors, I often use photographs to inspire my writing. Who better to inspire a fictional hero, than a handsome true-to-life hero? Captain Robert Gibson, was born in 1886 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Intelligent, well-educated, uncommonly bright, and patriotic, he gave his life as a military war hero in WWI. Captain Robert Gibson, Scottish scholar and WWI soldier killed in 1915. Inspiration for Chadwick Hughes. The first time I saw his image, I was…

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