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.
Vintage Pictures, Vintage Images, Robert Gibson, Foto Portrait, Historischer Roman, Vintage Gentleman, Old Portraits, Old Photography, People Photography

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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Leslie Burgess
Photo Reference, Art Reference Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Old Portraits, Photocollage, Foto Art, Portrait Inspiration, Vintage Photographs

It’s said that everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. And yet, if you take a look at photos of alluring people of the past, you simply can’t ignore their radiant appearances. Standards of “good looks” have changed over time, but the unique features and pure grace of people from that period are just mesmerizing.

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Danika Moir
Victorian Women, Dark Room, Up Girl, Vintage Girls, Vintage Pictures, Naked Women, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Beauty, Old Photos

Portrait 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 wishes Blanche 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 was secretly kept locked in a small room by her…

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