Gibson girl

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the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C

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Barrymore fashioned herself as the 20th-century version of the Gibson Girl and embodied the New Woman on the American stage.
If you've ever puzzled over the disappearance of fashionable silhouettes of previous decades--the bunker-chested Gibson Girl of the 1910s, the boyish flapper girl of the 1920s--remember those styles peaked before the invention of bra cups for suspending each breast individually made the idea of both a bosom (singular) and a flat chest obsolete.
And treat yourself from the soda fountain and ice cream favourites atThe Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlour.
It was very busy,'' said Anna, dressed again in a period gown with her blond hair fashioned in a Gibson Girl updo.
According to the August 1905 Ladies Home Journal, the Gibson girl had average measurements of 38-27-45 - quite chunky by today's standards.
Langhorne Gibson, son of the famous Gibson Girl, Irene Gibson, and well-known turn of the century artist Charles Dana Gibson, inherited the property in 1936 and named the residence "Ramsay" in honor of its 1/4urst land grant recipient, Lord Ramsay from England.
It is important to remember, Hunter points out, that the icon of the New Woman, "The Gibson Girl," was, in fact, a girl.
The infamous love triangle-murder from 1906 involved beautiful model and Gibson Girl Evelyn Nesbit, New York's most famous architect Stanford White, and Nesbit's eccentric millionaire husband, Harry K.