Robert J. Szabo
adah isaacs menken...another badass courtesan, actress, mistress of the seriously great, and general Breaker of Rules.
Adah Isaacs Menken. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Adah Isaacs Menken, once called “the most dangerous woman in the world” just before the outbreak of the American Civil War. You can see why.
A lady's maid
Prince William, adorably attempting to mount his all too patient pony.
Cannes 1929 Jacques-Henri Lartigue
Unwanted babies for sale in 1940's FRANCE. Probably from unwed mothers, poverty-stricken families, or prostitutes.
Throne, Roman, late 1st century A.D. “This object was not intended to have a practical function but rather was created for a ceremonial or symbolic purpose. The motif of the empty throne would come to symbolize a deity or a departed hero. The presence of the snake suggests that this one was dedicated to Apollo, who killed the dragon called Python, often depicted as a serpent. Cloth is draped over the seat in the same way that Greek and Roman chairs are depicted in vase- and wall-paintings...
Roman Emperor Augustus, 63 BC-14 AD, with Laurel Wreath and Staff
at the beach
Marilyn and French actress Simone Signoret prepare lunch in Signoret’s hotel suite
September 1970 | Saturday Night of the Tiger at LSU
this is what I'm going to do with my hair if I get married, just stick baby's breath in my 'fro. ( Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, A Star Is Born, 1976)
The Breeze - Charles Borup - c. 1911
T’oros Roslin Gospels, Turkish, 1262. Magnificent book cover.
Then and Now - Queen Elizabeth & Prince Phillip
:) I love this! I wonder who's glasses she borrowed? LOL!! If you think about it this is really a traditional pose through the years! LOL!!
Augusta Auctions, April 17, 2013 - NYC, Lot 332: Two Lace Summer Dresses, 1925-1930