Gaby Deslys (4 November 1881 – 11 February 1920) was a dancer, singer, and actress of the early 20th century. During the 1910s she was exceedingly popular, making $ 4,000 a week in the United States alone. In 1919 she contracted influenza, and died from complications of a resulting throat infection in 1920.

Gaby Deslys (4 November 1881 – 11 February 1920) was a dancer, singer, and actress of the early 20th century. During the 1910s she was exceedingly popular, making $ 4,000 a week in the United States alone. In 1919 she contracted influenza, and died from complications of a resulting throat infection in 1920.

Previous pinner: "Edwardian. A beautiful young woman, 1900's. .... She has such a gentle and radiant countenance...".

Previous pinner: "Edwardian. A beautiful young woman, 1900's. .... She has such a gentle and radiant countenance...".

Genevieve "Ginette" Lantelme (1887-1911). A French actress, socialite and courtesan. Theatregoers savoured her reputation for enjoying the bodies of men and women with equal pleasure: her languid slouch was imitated by other Parisian vamps.

Genevieve "Ginette" Lantelme (1887-1911). A French actress, socialite and courtesan. Theatregoers savoured her reputation for enjoying the bodies of men and women with equal pleasure: her languid slouch was imitated by other Parisian vamps.

Eleonora Duse  1858-1924 Italian actress.  Eleonora Duse in Odette, 1885 circa (Foto Bettini) Roma, Bilbioteca e Museo Teatrale del Burcardo

Eleonora Duse 1858-1924 Italian actress. Eleonora Duse in Odette, 1885 circa (Foto Bettini) Roma, Bilbioteca e Museo Teatrale del Burcardo

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