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Feast Your Eyes on 17 Intriguing Historic Photographs of Weddings from Around the World

There are so many beautiful wedding traditions from around the world. Sadly, many of these costumes and customs have fallen by the wayside. But, for a brief window there existed a time when both old traditions and photography stood side by side, allowing those moments which would pass all too quickly to be captured for posterity. What follows is a collection of these gorgeous and intriguing photographs from long ago.

Brides of Yore from Around the World

Hopi bride photographed by Edward Curtis in 1900. Via/ Library of Congress

Brides of Yore from Around the World

Korean bride on palanquin from 1919. Via/ Library of Congress

Brides of Yore from Around the World

Bedouin bride from the 1910s. Via/ Library of Congress

Brides of Yore from Around the World

Kazakh bride (on the left) from the late 1800s. Via/ Library of Congress

Brides of Yore from Around the World

Grecian bride from 1902. Via/ Library of Congress

Brides of Yore from Around the World

Kyrgyz bride in Turkestan from the late 1800s. Via/ Library of Congress

Brides of Yore from Around the World

Japanese bride from 1910. Via/ NYPL

Brides of Yore from Around the World

1930s Hungarian bride. Via/ NYPL

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