This Athletic Club t-shirt dates back to roughly 1910, and features the primitive, wide-necked, straight-shouldered pattern that would go largely unchanged from roughly 1900 to 1950. More important than the shirt’s early vintage is its label itself, which harkens back … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 | Categories: news

Victorian Tattooed Man carte-de-visite:

This striking, sepia-toned photograph of popular sideshow attraction George Karlavagn dates back to approximately 1895 and was produced at the Obermuller and Kern studio of the Bowery (who were famous for their many portraits of freaks, western stars, and glamorous … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 | Categories: news