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Sitting Bricks: 1920

Sitting Bricks: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Swartzbaugh, C.E., Mrs." Who'll be the first to write on her wall? Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.


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Lady In Red

I really hope that dress isn't red. But even if it is, she looks great in it.


I haven't laughed this hard and long all month -- thanks everyone

Post-War Employment

Now we know where at least one World War I camouflage artist found a civilian job.


Ha, Sitting Bricks. Now that's funny, Shorpy.

No doubt about it...

she is really "stacked."

She's Cemented to that Position

She almost looks I-MORTAR-AL

From the Mantel With Care

May I hang my Christmas stockings on her?

All in all it's just another --

oh never mind.


She's a strikingly pretty woman. To me she'd look good in clapboard or shingles.

And another thing

My OCD is screaming at the photographer for not making the mortar level with the frame.

Mighty Mighty

Ain't holding nothing back,
She's a brick house,
Yeah she's the one, the only one.


At first glance I saw a younger Candice Bergen.

I See

a frustrated fashion designer sitting at her desk. She taps her pencil on a blank sheet of paper and stares at the brick wall in the room, then it hits her like a ton of bricks!

Who ya gonna call

When this dress needs alterations, does she take it to a seamstress or a mason?

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