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1932: Poet, publisher rebel and activist Nancy Cunard in Harlem, New York, with artist John Banting (1902 - 1972) and novelist Taylor Gordon (1893 - 1971, right). She is known to have taken an active stand against racial segregation in America. (Caption and photo courtesy of LIFE.com)

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Poet, publisher rebel and activist Nancy Cunard in Harlem, New York, with artist John Banting - and novelist Taylor Gordon - right). She is known to have taken an active stand against racial segregation in America

Nancy Cunard (1896 – 1965) was a writer, heiress and political activist. She was born into the British upper class and devoted much of her life to fighting racism and fascism. She became a muse to some of the 20th century's most distinguished writers and artists, including Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound and Louis Aragon, who were among her lovers, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Constantin Brâncuși, Langston Hughes, Man Ray, and William Carlos Williams.

Nancy Cunard (1896 – 1965) was a writer, heiress and political activist. She was born into the British upper class and devoted much of her life to fighting racism and fascism. She became a muse to some of the 20th century's most distinguished writers and artists, including Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound and Louis Aragon, who were among her lovers, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Constantin Brâncuși, Langston Hughes, Man Ray, and William Carlos Williams.

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Nancy Cunard * and Louis Aragon, 1926 - photo Curtis Moffat Olivia Wyndham-

Nancy Cunard: quixotic vagabond | BESTqUEST

Nancy Cunard: quixotic vagabond

Hilda Doolittle / Ezra Pound

journalofanobody: “ Sheltered Garden by Hilda Doolittle I have had enough. I gasp for breath. Every way ends, every road, every foot-path leads at last to the hill-crest — then you retrace your.

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Maharaja Yeshwant Rao Holkar II of Indore and his wife Maharani Sanyogita Devi By Man Ray, Paris or Cannes, about 1930

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fishstickmonkey: Alfred Stieglitz (American, Hodge Kirnon 1917 Satista print Alfred Stieglitz Collection (via Art Blart)

Borough Vintage: Fostering a Vintage Lifestyle: Style Icon: Nancy Cunard

Borough Vintage Fostering a Vintage Lifestyle Style Icon Nancy Cunard

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