Thursday, October 3, 2013

From the Archives: Halloween Costume Ideas

In this post, BPC archivist, Anne Kumer, shares some costume ideas culled from historic photos. This post also appears on NYC Circa.

This Halloween, let's look at history for a little costume inspiration. You could dress up as . . .

An oil drum:

Image via the Kansas History Foundation
   A Rooster, or a Pigeon

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Couples idea!

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  A Leafy Green

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 Or keep it simple with homemade paper bag and plate masks.

Diane Arbus

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