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Fashion 1920's. Absolutely beautiful :)

Katherine Burke in a beautiful Ziegfield Follies costume (circa photography by Alfred Cheney Johnston “Beauty, of course, is the most important requirement and the paramount asset of the.

Superflua mente: Come diventare una ragazza flapper / How to Be a Flapper Girl.

2015 is the year of the Tragic Star at A Person in the Dark. January's Tragic Star is Olive Borden. Beautiful Olive Borden had it al.

… miste a perline danzanti sugli abiti dal taglio semplice e dritto deve essere ricordata come la donna rappresentante la rinascita l’emancipazione.

A butterfly hostess gown of sapphire blue with brilliants and crystals and a silver turban worn by actress Evelyn Brent - 1920

Cleopatra 1917

Now THAT is a Cleopatra! Although actually before the Art Deco Era, this image looks very Deco - and it is just stunning besides. Theda Bara as Cleopatra in the 1917 film.

antique-royals:  Mata Hari

L'ancienne cour -Mata Hari -

Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (Aug 1876 - Oct better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed by firing squad in France.

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tokyo-fashion: “ vintagemarlene: “ 16 yr old peaches browning and her 51 yr old husband real estate mogul edward west ‘daddy’ browning, new york, the marriage lasted less than a year.

Vintage

Idée et inspiration Bijoux : Image Description Vintage Hoop Performer?

Fashion - 1913

Your number one source for Edwardian History, with a bit of Gilded Age America, Belle Epoque France, WWI, the Roaring Twenties and women's history thrown into the mix. Posts by Evangeline Holland (past: Diana Sousa) Edwardian Promenade

Mata Hari | Mata Hari. La spia più famosa al mondo

The world remembers her as Mata Hari, but when she was born to an ethnic German family in the Netherlands in she was Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, the eldest daughter in a relatively affluent family.

Ile de Luzon. Métisses Tagalo-Chinoises. Portraits, 1870-1914. Photographe inconnu. Bibliothèque nationale de France.

With a face that tells a thousand tales, this unknown young woman was photographed in the Philippines by Dutch photographer Francisco Van Camp in The photograph's inscription describes her as an ethnic Chinese mestizo.

The Follies c1920. Photo: Édouard Boubat                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Edouard Boubat

The Follies circa 1920 Photograph by Édouard Boubat; a sparkling show girl octopus outfit.