Crowd in Period Dress | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society


Crowd in Period Dress


Photographic postcard of a group of men and women dressed in clothing of the mid-nineteenth century pose at the side of a Baraboo Street. Most of the women are holding fans. Two women hold American flags; a man in the background holds a sign saying "The Girl I left [sic] Behind Me." Several women on the sidewalk at left are wearing clothing from the time the photograph was taken. A long patriotic banner has been hung above the sidewalk. There are large awnings on the buildings behind the group.


Image ID: 106934

Creation Date: 1918 ca.

Creator Name: Trimpey, Ephraim Burt

City: Baraboo

County: Sauk

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Trimpey, Ephraim Burt : Photographs, circa 1910-1940

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 170

Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 inches


A card attached to the photograph states, "Group of women dressed in clothing of 1840-1880 (?), apparently for a local pageant or parade of historical context, posed with bystanders along a main street sidewalk in Baraboo, Wis., about 1918."



Central business districts


Commercial buildings







Outdoor photography

Portraits, Group


Signs and signboards


Suits (Clothing)


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