1901 Inspiration for Marilyn Monroe’s White Dress Scene

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54 years before Marilyn Monroe‘s white dress moment in the Seven Year Itch, there was Florence Georgie! Here is the 1901 film, enhanced with AI neural networks, which inspired that iconic scene. Enhanced using AI neural networks,“What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York” starred actress Florence Georgie and actor A.C. Abadie. The original print was …

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Gibson Girls in 1904 | Edwardian Fashion at 60 fps

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Brought to life using AI 4K upscaling and 60 fps frame interpolation, a 1904 film of the Edwardian era Gibson Girl. punching time sheets. Interpolated from original 15 fps to 60 fps, for added depth awareness, up-scaled to 4 K, and finally colorized using AI algorithms. We also added an ambient soundtrack. Filmed at Westinghouse …

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Past becomes Present in Colorized Photographs

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The Art of Colorist Olga Shirnina – Color Restored Vintage Fashion There are many apps these days which claim to colorize, with a click of a button, your old black & white photographs, but these compare poorly to the work of a real artist. I’ve seen many good colorists over the years, but none compare …

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A Short History of Women’s Dress Sizes

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Ever wondered why a size 12 is called a size 12?  – Kass McGann of Reconstructing History.com Explains – Dress sizing is certainly confusing!  I mean, a man’s jacket size 42 fits a man with a chest measurement of 42″.  Jeans sized 36/32 fit a waist of 36″ and an inseam of 32″.  But what …

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Amazing Street Style captured in Joyce’s Dublin 1904

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Rare photos of pre-1916 Rising Edwardian Ireland – Medical student J.J. Clarke took these photographs in Dublin between 1897 and 1904. Visit the National Library of Ireland online to view the original source files. Unlike the usual studio portraits of the period, these photographs seem almost modern, with the young photographer concentrating on people in …

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Birth of Art Deco Fashion – Cartoonist Leonetto Gappiello

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 Booklet of cartoons of leading French actresses in 1900 – Leonetto Gappiello from Italy and based in Paris is considered to be the father of the 20th Century Art Deco Poster. He succeeded lithographers like Toulouse-Lautrec, Jules Cheret, and Alphonse Mucha to become the leading advertising poster designer in 1900’s Paris. His technnique moved away …

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