Woman with interesting purse

What it is:

Real Photo Post Card measuring a bit less than 3.5 x 5.5 inches.

What I know about it:

Nothing!  Undated and unidentified.  (I can’t find any of the distinctive marks or codes that sometimes identify the post card paper’s manufacturer and can sometimes help you date the photo.)


I’m guessing 1920s.  That’s my guess based on the clothes and purse, but I’ve been wrong before.  I’m sure there’s a name for that type of bag/purse, but I’m too tired to look it up right now beyond a quick unsuccessful internet search.  I think that as interesting as the purse itself is the fact that she’s decided to pose with it.   Also, it seems she’s wearing a wristwatch, which I understand became popular in the 1920s.

2 comments on “Woman with interesting purse”

  1. I would agree that it’s early 1920’s. The story I’ve heard about wristwatches is that soldiers in WWI made them popular.

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