Death at the Paris Exposition

Images related to the historical mystery novel by Frances McNamara (to be published by Allium Press, summer 2016)
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Edwardian era (1901-1910) underclothing was the height of seductiveness, erotic and extravagant. The laborious application of embroidery, lace insertions, and ribbon work onto foundations of silk faille and cotton lawn was excessive for "garments not destined for a public career," and covered by equally elaborate outerwear. [Garter was worn under the petticoats, not like it is displayed here]

The laborious application of embroidery, lace insertions, and ribbon work onto silk faille and cotton lawn for "garments not destined for a public career". [Garter was worn under the petticoats, not like it is displayed here]

A tranformation for the waist style introduced by designer Paul Poiret; from S shape in the left side to R shaple in the right side. It released the women waist, make them more confortable but not loosing their femiline look

A tranformation for the waist style introduced by designer Paul Poiret; from S shape in the left side to R shaple in the right side. It released the women waist, make them more confortable but not loosing their femiline look

Color Photos Of Paris In 1900 (PHOTOS)

LOOK: Incredibly Rare Color Photos Of Paris In 1900

Color photographs of Paris circa WWI (this one from Pont Alexandre III in

Color Photos Of Paris In 1900 (PHOTOS)

LOOK: Incredibly Rare Color Photos Of Paris In 1900

Place de la Madeleine (Paris) - Leon Gimpel Mars 1914 - for this beauty to be part of everyday life.my heart blooms

Color Photos Of Paris In 1900 (PHOTOS)

LOOK: Incredibly Rare Color Photos Of Paris In 1900

Autochrome photographs of Paris at the turn of the century: The entry of passage du Caire, number 33 Rue d’Alexandrie.

Plateforme mobile, station du pont des Invalides

Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900 - Courtesy of Brown University Library. - At the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City in Inventing the Modern World.

Color Photos Of Paris In 1900 (PHOTOS)

LOOK: Incredibly Rare Color Photos Of Paris In 1900

Detail of a domed pavilion entrance of the palaces on the Champ de Mars for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, Paris

archimaps: “Detail of a domed pavilion entrance of the palaces on the Champ de Mars for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, Paris ”

Color Photos Of Paris In 1900 (PHOTOS)

LOOK: Incredibly Rare Color Photos Of Paris In 1900

Des marchandes d’oranges, rue Basfroi par Auguste Léon ©Musée Albert-Kahn

Death at the Paris Exposition

Death at the Paris Exposition by Frances McNamara (Book Spotlight, Author Interview and Giveaway!) - Library of Clean Reads

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