Karl Blossfeldt was a German photographer celebrated by the Surrealists and early modernists for his pioneering close-up images of plants and flora. Trained as a sculptor he was also an amateur botanist, fascinated by the underlying structures of nature.
Dorothy Lamour was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for appearing in the Road to. movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. Lamour began her career in the as a big band singer.