La Sylphe - Wikipedia
American vaudeville dancer and contorsionist "La Sylphe" as Salome, 1908. La Sylphe's popularity in the United States increased after Salome by Richard Strauss was banned by the Metropolitan Opera in 1907
Myth and Legend in Wagner's Tannhäuser, Part Three
Click here to read Part One and here to read Part Two of the series. Vintage postcard of the Wartburg The castle of the Wartburg ...
Back to the party: the Duchess of Devonshire’s Costume Ball 1897
After nearly a year of blogging I’ve been looking back at the most popular posts of the last twelve months and at number four was the original post about the Duchess of Devonshire’s Diamond Jubilee…
Photos of Dog Carts and Milk Women from the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Photos of Dog Carts and Milk Women from the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries - History Daily
Adventures in Beekeeping
Besides packing all of our belongings and moving them into storage, I have been busy getting ready for this year's beekeeping. We have had beehives at our farm for the past 3 years, but I have only sporadically helped with tending them. This Spring, I will take over the position of full time beekeeper. I have ordered 5 more hives and 5 colonies of bees to fill these hives. So, I thought, since I will not be able to sew this summer, I can do some other outdoor crafts instead. I am going to…
Theda Bara portrait from Cleopatra by Albert Witzel Studio 1917
Explore CharmaineZoe's Marvelous Melange's photos on Flickr. CharmaineZoe's Marvelous Melange has uploaded 24537 photos to Flickr.
You'll love Caroline's risque photographer to the stars: Edward Thayer Monroe - Martha Hall Kelly
The portrait below of Caroline Ferriday, taken by Edward Thayer Moore popular theatrical photographer, is tamer than Thayer’s later work, much of which often featured scantily clad showgirls. Caroline, one of the three main characters in Lilac Girls, was a society girl and Broadway actress and performed mostly Shakespeare early in her career. Enjoy Thayer’s portraits… Continue reading You’ll love Caroline’s risque photographer to the stars: Edward Thayer Monroe
Sold Price: Prima ballerina Anna Pavlova (70+) vintage glass plate camera negatives. - September 2, 0115 11:00 AM PDT
379. Prima ballerina Anna Pavlova (70+) vintage glass plate camera negatives by Herman Mishkin. (ca. 1906-1932) Archive of vintage (70+) glass plate camera negatives of legendary Russian Prima Ballerina Anna Pavlova photographed by Herman Mishkin. Including images of Pavlova in various roles such as her landmark role as “The Dying Swan” from a solo piece choreographed specifically for her by Michel Fokine. Pavlova called for the costume from this solo piece on her deathbed. Pavlova is also…