Lovely shot inside a small glasshouse in 1909
Found image. There is a lot to see in this small greenhouse besides Miss Round, a determined looking Edwardian lady. I imagine the place smelt warm and dank. This must be latesummer with a good crop of tomatoes and a large number of geranium cuttings in the pots. Below the bench on the right is a portable cloche. On the left are the rusty pipes that must have heated this space in winter.
Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism and one of the most intelligent women of her time. She left Russia in 1917 not to be executed. The Bolsheviks planned her assassination for the poems she wrote against them in France where she lived with her husband. They failed as she died earlier. || "Slaves, liars, murderers, thieves or fakers - I hate you all. But you, my Jude, you, all traitors, I hate most of all" | Image: Gippius, ca 1910. She is 40 years old in this…
Happy Birthday Dolores Del Rio!
Dolores Del Rio was a Mexican film actress and the first Mexican actress to gain international success. She was referred to as the "female Rudolph Valentino" and Orson Welles said she "was the most exciting woman I've ever met". Del Rio and Welles had an affair lasting two years starting in 1940. The silent era brought success for her but when talkies came about studio heads didn't want audiences to hear her thick mexican accent. She experienced prejudice and a lack of roles other than the…
Mes Passions en toutes Saisons...
Que l'année 2018 soit parsemée d'éclats de joie, de pétales de bonheur, qu'elle soit éclairée par la flamme de l'amour et l'étincelle de l'amitié. Bonne et heureuse année ! Bisous tout plein **** Nélinha****
Alfred Cheney Johnston | Ziegfeld Follies showgirls
Alfred Cheney Johnston [1885-1971] was an American photographer, known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls as well as of 1920s and 1930s actors and actresses.
Pretty girl in bonnet
1/6 plate daguerreotype of a pretty girl in a bonnet. Posed by a silver cut vase with tinted flowers. One of my first girls in bonnets. I love the one glove on.
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