There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
Visit site
  • Joanna Barnum

    "Lady Milbanke as Penthelisa, Queen of the Amazons" (Society Women as Goddesses, 1935, by Madame Yevonde)

  • Katja Anderson

    Lady Milbanke as Penthelisa, Queen of the Amazons by Madame Yevonde, 1935. Lord Milbanke was the Australian-born beauty's second husband; her third would by Prince Dmitri Romanov, famous for his involvement in Rasputin's assassination and as one of Coco Chanel's lovers.

Related Pins

Madame Yevonde's Goddesses - in pictures Madame Yevonde's pioneering colour series Goddesses in which 1930s society ladies took on guises based on classical myth

Lady Michael Balcon as Minerva, Photograph: The Yevonde Portrait Archive

Madame Yevonde's Goddesses - in pictures Madame Yevonde's pioneering colour series Goddesses in which 1930s society ladies took on guises based on classical myth

Mrs Anthony Eden as Clio, the Muse of History. Photo by Madame Yevonde

Society ladies as goddesses by Madame Yevonde - pioneering colour fashion photography

From Madame Yevonde's Goddess Series, shot using the Vivex colour process in 1935 - Lady Dorothy Warrender as Ceres

Madame Yevonde - Lady Alexandra Haig (Baroness Dacre) as Circe, 1935. Vivex Colour Process

Mrs Charles Sweeny (Margaret, Duchess of Argyll) as Helen of Troy by Madame Yevonde, 1930s.