Good Luck Black Cat

November 28th, 2009 by Susannah

WeeklyGem 21: Good Luck Black Cat

Featured Gem 21
Real Photo Postcard

‘Good Luck Black Cat’

Date: 1909
People: Unidentified
Studio: Unspecified
Postcard Back: Blank

Notes: Such a great pose and fabulous costume! (From the same collection as Gem 16) This image is from a series of over twenty postcards from the same old album. Apparently there was a message on the front of the album that read: “To The Mayoress with H Jenkins compliments. 1909 A souvenir of the Childrens Fancy Dress Ball”. What a fancy dress ball it must have been!

2 Responses to “Good Luck Black Cat”

  1. DazednConfused
    December 22nd, 2009 02:45

    Amazing photo. I found this post as I was looking for images of a kids fancy dress costume I’ve ordered. Its called LUcky Black Cat http://www.kidsfancydress4u.co.uk/household-animals/993037-lucky-black-cat-140-cm-79-years.html hehe. I know this isnt relevant but I just had to comment as that picture is so random.

  2. Leslie
    January 15th, 2010 06:15

    I would have loved a Fancy Dress Ball when I was a kid!

    Cute blog!

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