Postmarked 1911, this postcard photo by Henri Manuel of Paris shows off the latest Paris fashion: La Robe Pantalon. A rather Oriental look, this dress has matching pants to wear underneath. Size: about 3.5 by 5.5 inches. The bottom left corner is creased and there are ink smudges on the right edge. The heart of the image, the Edwardian woman putting on her lipstick with just that sexy bit of "pantalon" showing under her dress, is well preserved in a rich sepia tone. I don't feel that the scans or the photo do justice to capture the real tones of the photo but hopefully the quality comes through.
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