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    Tying the knot

    Celebrate Throwback Thursday with vintage photos of weddings of yesteryear.

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    Throwback weddings -

    Celebrate Throwback Thursday with vintage photos of weddings of yesteryear.

    Garden affair
    A Victorian bride and groom pose in the garden in the 1890's.
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    A perfect match -

    Grandma looks lovely, but is Grandpa wearing a raincoat?
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    Let's dance -

    The "Downton Abbey" crowd would feel at home at the wedding dance depicted in People dance in this 1907 stereograph photo.
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    Celebrate life, love, and marriage -

    Lilies dominated this bride's bouquet on her wedding day in the early 1900s.
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    The bridesmaids -

    The bridesmaids all clasp massive bouquets in this vintage wedding photo.
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    Wedding party -

    Young bridesmaids and pages participate in a society wedding in 1913.
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    Kiss the bride -

    A groom and bride kiss during their wedding ceremony.
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    Wedding day -

    Mrs. Lewis Reynolds poses in her elegant wedding dress and veil in 1921.
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    Row, row, row -

    A bridal group in a boat in 1923.
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    Bridal gown -

    A womanmodels a white wedding dress fastened on one hip and accessorized with a very long veil in 1925.
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    Wedding attire -

    Lord French and Christopher Parker as pages at a society wedding in Knightsbridge, London in 1928.
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    Making it official -

    Couple waiting outside marriage license office.
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    The happy couple -

    A bride's veil billows in the wind as she and her husband leave the church after their wedding in 1933.
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    Strike a pose -

    A bride's portrait on her wedding day.
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    With this ring -

    A happy bride holds wedding rings.
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    Young love -

    Children dressed as brides and groom and attendants pose at "Tiny Tots Wedding in Toyland," a dancing display by four-year-old students.
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    Wonderful in white -

    A flowing Marcia wedding dress with elegant lace sleeves in 1951.
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    Matrons of honor -

    Bridesmaids stand together for a wedding portrait in 1955.
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    Blushing bride -

    A model poses in a wedding dress and veil in 1957.
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    Sign here -

    A young groom signs the register after his 1962 wedding.
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    Mini brides -

    Models dressed in wedding dresses pose with bridal dolls in 1972. The dolls created by a bridal shop as a memento for brides who rent their gowns and must return them.
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    Dramatic dress -

    A model wears a wedding layered dress in 1972.
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    Just married -

    The wedding is over, now on to the marriage.
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