Mr. William Campbell in court jester costume, worn at the fancy dress ball given by Governor General Lord Dufferin / M. William Campbell dans le costume de fou du roi qu’il a porté au bal du gouverneur général lord Dufferin (by BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives)

Mr. William Campbell in court jester costume, worn at the fancy dress ball given by Governor General Lord Dufferin / M. William Campbell dans le costume de fou du roi qu’il a porté au bal du gouverneur général lord Dufferin (by BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives)

Doctor Edward Malloch / Docteur Edward Malloch (by BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives)

Doctor Edward Malloch / Docteur Edward Malloch (by BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives)

(via Walk Like a Polynesian: 1920 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

Lasses in grasses circa 1920s. “Nelson District, New Zealand. Row of young women (music hall dancers?) in costume, standing barefoot in dance pose, wearing headbands, long strings of beads, Hawaiian hula style grass skirts and anklets.” Glass negative by Frederick Nelson Jones. View full size.

(via Walk Like a Polynesian: 1920 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

Lasses in grasses circa 1920s. “Nelson District, New Zealand. Row of young women (music hall dancers?) in costume, standing barefoot in dance pose, wearing headbands, long strings of beads, Hawaiian hula style grass skirts and anklets.” Glass negative by Frederick Nelson Jones. View full size.

lapitiedangereuse:

Juliet of the Spirits

lapitiedangereuse:

Juliet of the Spirits

Group portrait (by Provincial Archives of Alberta)

Possibly amateur actors in costume for a local play. Lovett, Alberta

Group portrait (by Provincial Archives of Alberta)

Possibly amateur actors in costume for a local play. Lovett, Alberta

wehadfacesthen:

Alla Nazimova in Salome (Charles Bryant, 1923). The costumes were designed by Natacha Rambova, the wife of Rudolph Valentino.

wehadfacesthen:

Alla Nazimova in Salome (Charles Bryant, 1923). The costumes were designed by Natacha Rambova, the wife of Rudolph Valentino.

(via littlenikki9-deactivated2014042)

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870-1900s, [cabinet card, portrait of Eva Slater wearing an Egyptian inspired stage costume], Webster & Albee.
via the New York Public Library, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Treasures of the American Performing Arts 1875-1923

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870-1900s, [cabinet card, portrait of Eva Slater wearing an Egyptian inspired stage costume], Webster & Albee.

via the New York Public Library, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Treasures of the American Performing Arts 1875-1923

Marlene Dietrich, 1940 (by pictosh)
…with Broderick Crawford.

Costume by Irene
Costume jewelry by Eugene Joseff

Marlene Dietrich, 1940 (by pictosh)

…with Broderick Crawford.

Costume by Irene

Costume jewelry by Eugene Joseff

davecurry8:

Dia de la Revolucion

davecurry8:

Dia de la Revolucion

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870-1900, [carte de visite portrait of circus performer in an unusual costume]
via Jeffrey Kraus, Antique Photographics

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870-1900, [carte de visite portrait of circus performer in an unusual costume]

via Jeffrey Kraus, Antique Photographics