La Sylphe - Wikipedia
American vaudeville dancer and contorsionist "La Sylphe" as Salome, 1908. La Sylphe's popularity in the United States increased after Salome by Richard Strauss was banned by the Metropolitan Opera in 1907
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Back to the party: the Duchess of Devonshire’s Costume Ball 1897
After nearly a year of blogging I’ve been looking back at the most popular posts of the last twelve months and at number four was the original post about the Duchess of Devonshire’s Diamond Jubilee…
Photos of Dog Carts and Milk Women from the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Photos of Dog Carts and Milk Women from the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries - History Daily
Adventures in Beekeeping
Besides packing all of our belongings and moving them into storage, I have been busy getting ready for this year's beekeeping. We have had beehives at our farm for the past 3 years, but I have only sporadically helped with tending them. This Spring, I will take over the position of full time beekeeper. I have ordered 5 more hives and 5 colonies of bees to fill these hives. So, I thought, since I will not be able to sew this summer, I can do some other outdoor crafts instead. I am going to…
Theda Bara portrait from Cleopatra by Albert Witzel Studio 1917
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You'll love Caroline's risque photographer to the stars: Edward Thayer Monroe - Martha Hall Kelly
The portrait below of Caroline Ferriday, taken by Edward Thayer Moore popular theatrical photographer, is tamer than Thayer’s later work, much of which often featured scantily clad showgirls. Caroline, one of the three main characters in Lilac Girls, was a society girl and Broadway actress and performed mostly Shakespeare early in her career. Enjoy Thayer’s portraits… Continue reading You’ll love Caroline’s risque photographer to the stars: Edward Thayer Monroe
Sold Price: Prima ballerina Anna Pavlova (70+) vintage glass plate camera negatives. - September 2, 0115 11:00 AM PDT
View sold price and similar items: Prima ballerina Anna Pavlova (70+) vintage glass plate camera negatives. from Profiles in History on September 2, 0115 11:00 AM PDT.