We thought that tracking down the owner of this Freemason hat might lead us to uncover tales of intrigue and some of the mysterious brotherhood’s long-hidden secrets. What we actually discovered involved an unfortunate shooting, a burglar in ladies’ boots, a bon bon dish, and a railroad man.
We fell in love with this vintage photograph of a beautiful ventriloquist performing in a fabulous formal dress with her dummy. We knew we had to give this photo a home. And find out the story behind the image.