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Monday Morning Mirth January 27, 2014

Monday Morning Mirth

In the late 19th & early 20th Century, thousands of young women moved to urban centers to find careers in business industries.

They wore a uniform of sorts: blouses, skirts & large hats (especially those tremendous straw numbers, the Boater)!

Something else, unexpectedly they had in common?

Reading while walking (and I thought that was a smart phone 21st century phenom)!

…these candid photos are by the chief cartoonist for Punch magazine, Edward Linley Sambourne, circa 1906…


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