A Garden Party on Governor’s Island

In late May 1908, a garden party was held at Governor’s Island, NY.

Let your mind wander to a time of grandeur. Relish in the grace and gentility exhibited in the following images.

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Photos are courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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  1. Thank you for these wonderful pictures.
    I am not sure I could survive in the month of May in head to toe heavy coverings of garments, squeezing corset, saddled up with a bustle, etc, with just my face showing…
    and not being able to use my given name…just known as Mrs.”insert husbands name here.”
    I wonder, image #4,if brother and sister shown, they are about the same age, same facial features…

    This all makes one think.

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