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Hair oils, Macassars, or pomatums were used by almost all men during the mid 19th century and gives the appearance of a wet look to the hair.
This is how men achieved the various wings, swirls and rolls often seen in their hair in images of this period.
Sausage curls and ringlets were popular in the evening, but some women did their hair this way for a photograph.
Most were quite plain but some were elaborate constructions of ribbon, velvet strips, or braid with beading. They could be almost any style and material but in general were cut straight across at the bottom.
Hair was arranged very low on the crown of the head, and wider to the sides.
Hair was always parted down the middle and slicked down on the crown, then pulled to the back and secured with pins into a bun or roll.
Dropped-waist dresses for little girls debuted at about the same time, but this outfit has a scalloped hemline. Vintage Train Set A whole village with “snow”-frosted foliage rests under this tree.
It’s an electric train set with real street lights.By the 20th century, artificial, aluminum-based tree trimmings had replaced natural garland made from cranberries and popcorn. The FDA didn’t restrict the sales of lead-based tree materials until 1971.