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Weddings were typically small affairs for most Americans in the early nineteenth century. The ceremony was often performed at home, and a honeymoon trip was unlikely. This photograph of a twentieth century wedding party taken around 1920 shows how weddings changed by the turn of the century. They had changed into more expensive, fancy events that included a white gown and flowers for the bride, and assistants for both the bride and groom. Wedding trips were more common, as well and Niagara Falls was a popular destination.

 

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Wedding Group

photographer   Unidentified
date   1918-1923
location   Unknown
width   3.87"
height   5.87"
process/materials   paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.12.2850


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