Gibson girl

Explore the charm of Gibson Girl illustrations and fashion from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Discover the elegant style and iconic beauty of this iconic cultural phenomenon.
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We tend to think of the 19th century as a primitive time, when the main form of entertainment was sitting around and waiting for the internet to be invented. Well, that and rampant racism, of course. But Victorian-era folks were just like you and I; they too enjoyed the finer things in life, like looking at pretty women being pretty. And two centuries back, none were considered more skilled at the art of not looking like they’re slowly dying from hunger and/or a horrible infection (the…

Christina Kirk