Two Linemen for Telephone Exchange | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Studio portrait of two telephone linemen with some of their equipment in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing work clothes and hats, and hold ciga...
Esme Beringer: the first female action star?
Linda Hamilton, Lucy Lawless, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence ... the long list of contemporary female action stars keeps getting longer. But English stage actress Esme Beringer may hold claim to having been the first of the line, starting way back in 1896.
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Miss Clarice Mayne (Rotary postcard 4885 J)
English actress Clarice Mayne in "Humpty Dumpty" Clarice Mayne (6 February 1886 – 16 January 1966) was a music hall and musical theatre singer and performer. She appeared in at least two films. She married twice.
vintage circus and burlesque
(all photos from Flickr: 1: 'The Fabulous Fantinos'--cardboy1; 2: 'Girl Scolding Frog'--cardboy1; 3: 'Welcome to the Customer Service'--Lobkevanaar; 4: 'Unknown French Burlesque Promo'--cardboy1; 5: 'It's not a party til the clown shows up!'--suz1212; 6: Ruby Keeler from "Show Girl"--happywanderer; 7:...
Horses in History: Therese Renz, Equine Circus Performer Extraordinaire
A story as good as the photo. Some photos are so captivating, they can instantly evoke a full experience. I see this photo, and I can feel the cool metal grandstands. I can smell the faint smoke of firecrackers and firey hoops. I can hear the cacophony of pipe organs and crowds and trumpeting elephants....
It was customary for a tayuu (Japanese courtesan) to have two kamuro (child attendants) of about the same age and size, with names that matched in concept and sound, taking their cue from the name of their ane-jōro (elder sister courtesan).