There’s nothing like time to prove that our standards of beauty are ever changing. The following vintage postcards give a more detailed picture about who and what was considered beautiful in the early 1900s, across different years and cultures.
1. Agnes Ayers
Agnes Ayers was a famous silent film actress, who was well known for her role as Lady Diana Mayo in the film The Sheik which she played opposite Rudolph Valentino. She had a very busy film career until she was committed to a sanatorium and then died of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 42.