1913-1915: Women’s Hats Amanda August 20, 2012 1910-1919, Fashion & beauty 4 CommentsFavourited 1477 times Add to favourites 4 Responses AJ August 20, 2012 Aretha Franklin’s Hat: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/03/04/aretha-franklin-on-the-hat-that-created-a-worldwide-sensation.html That’s all I can think of in response. Great stuff! Reply larry August 20, 2012 What are the exposure times for portraits from this era? Great site per usual Reply Jo Brown August 25, 2012 Ca. 1895, exposure times in artificial light were about 15-30 minutes, I think. So many songbirds were endangered by this fashion that a women’s league against feathered hats was formed to end the practice. Reply TR August 29, 2012 Such practical and functional designs. No wonder so many bird species were nearly wiped out. If they weren’t actually wiped out… Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.