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Mestiza de Sangley (1875)

Collection by David Bailey

David Bailey
Mata Hari, circa In 1917 the Paris dancer was sentenced to death for spying for Germany during World War I. Her exotic and provocative routines brought her fame across Europe, and her lovers included military and political figures from France and Germany. Mata Hari, Poses References, Foto Art, Interesting History, Women In History, World War I, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Historical Photos

Mata Hari - a picture from the past

On 25 July 1917, the dancer Mata Hari was sentenced to death for spying for Germany

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Lily Elsie (8 April 1886 – 16 December 1962) was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow. She became one of the most photographed women of Edwardian era, due to her popularity and most obviously, her beauty. She was born Elsie Hodder in Yorkshire and began acting as a child. Her mother was a dressmaker but her father was a theater worker. As she grew, she specialized…

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A mestiza de sangley in a photograph by Francisco Van Camp, c. "Mestiza de Sangley", was the Spanish colonists term for "mixed Chinese & Indigenous Filipino" if referring to a mixed-race person of sangley <Chinese>and indio <local> mix Native American Beauty, Native American History, Native American Indians, American Girl, Native American Photos, American Pride, Sioux, Lily Elsie, Native Indian

'Mestiza de Sangley' (1875), portrait of a very beautiful woman from the Indian "rich class," of Chinese-Filipino descent by Dutch photographer Francisco van Camp. via wikipedia

This is part 2 of Evelyn Nesbit’s story. Read Part 1 here! Thanks to her success as a Floradora girl, Evelyn Nesbit was offered a one-year contract to perform in The Wild Rose. Evelyn Nesbit, Belle Epoque, Lilie Elsie, La Fille Gibson, Stanford White, Charles Dana Gibson, Photocollage, Edwardian Era, Edwardian Fashion

The Crime Of The Century: Evelyn Nesbit & Stanford White

Murder of Stanford White, America's top architect, by the multimillionaire Harry K. Thaw, the deranged husband of America's first supermodel, Evelyn Nesbit

The ‘Pin-up Girl’ Evelyn Nesbit (sometimes spelled Nesbitt) Evelyn Nesbit, Charles Dana Gibson, Most Popular Artists, Gibson Girl, Edwardian Fashion, Edwardian Era, Silent Film, Up Girl, Vintage Photographs

feature article by Maureen Tillman ~Evelyn Nesbit, Supermodel of le Belle Epoque

FEATURED ARTICLE FROM CREATIVE SOULS' MEMBER MAUREEN TILLMAN!!!! Who was Evelyn Nesbit? If you lived at the turn of the century you wouldn't have asked that question. Everyone knew who she was! Some call her the world's first supermodel. She was a chorus girl and artist's model in New York City who was swept up in one of the era's most infamous murder cases. Evelyn was born Florence Evelyn Nesbit on Christmas day in 1884 in a small village near Pittsburgh. Her father was a struggling lawyer…

Gertrude Käsebier, "Miss N" Evelyn Nesbit, age brought to the studio by Stanford White. A chorus girl turned artists' model, Evelyn Nesbit was at the center of a huge scandal in 1906 when her husband killed her former lover, the architect Stanford White. Evelyn Nesbit, La Fille Gibson, Gibson Girl Hair, Charles Dana Gibson, Blonde Balayage Highlights, Alfred Stieglitz, Karen, Women In History, Vintage Photographs

Murder at Madison Square Garden: Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, and Harry Kendall Thaw Made Headlines in 1906

Stanford White was one of the leading architects in America in 1906, when he was murdered in cold blood atop a building he designed. Born in New York in 1853, he apprenticed under Henry Hobson Rich…

edwardian-time-machine: “►Gibson Girl Thursday Evelyn Nesbit by “Otto Sarony”, 1901 Source ” Evelyn Nesbit, Images Vintage, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, 1920s Photos, Lily Elsie, Edwardian Clothing, Edwardian Fashion, Edwardian Era

Polo, Oysters and Evelyn Nesbit

A tournament for the Monty Waterbury Cup, in Aiken, S.C., called to mind one of America’s greatest polo players and the evening he dined with Evelyn Nesbit. James “Monty” Waterbur…

Florence Evelyn Nesbit (December 1884 – January known professionally as Evelyn Nesbit, was a popular American chorus girl and artists' model whose liaison with architect Stanford White immortalized her as "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing". Evelyn Nesbit, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson Girl, Photo B, Silent Film, Before Us, Up Girl

The Saturday afternoon Pictorial: Evelyn Nesbit: the notorious Mrs. Thaw......

(photo from the wonderful: www.shorpy.com ) Evelyn Nesbit Evelyn Nesbit (December 25, 1884 – January 17, 1967) was an American artis...