National Geographic : 1939 Mar
© National Geographic Society HER ANCESTRAL HOOP SKIRT IS IN STYLE AGAIN Posing in the old-fashioned garden of historic William Gibbes House, in Charleston, this southern miss finds her heirloom the last word in evening attire. The estate now is the home of Mrs. Washington A. Roebling. Dufaycolor Photographs byB.Anthony Stewart ANTIQUES LINETHE WALLS OFTHE PORGY SHOP Once the home of DuBose Heyward, this Church Street salesroom is named after that author's most famous character. Porgy was thecrippled negro beggar whose tragiclife provided thetheme forthebook and play.