The Selz Good Shoes Lady / Artwork by Howard Chandler Christy (1873 – 1952)

soyouthinkyoucansee: This yard-long print pictures the Selz Good Shoes lady. The picture, drawn by Howard Chandler Christy, was a shoe company premium in about Rich Penn Auctions of Waterloo, Iowa, recently sold it for

Miss May Goelet, Duchess of Roxburghe. She was an American who married into English aristocracy. Seen here in fancy dress.

Mary Goelet - Daughter of Ogden Goelet & Mary Rita Wilson - "American heiress, at the time of her engagement to the Duke of Roxburghe in Her dowry of twenty million dollars was second only to Consuelo Vanderbilt's.

Princess Fatma Neslişah Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Princess of Egypt.

Princess Neslişah Sultan - A story of survival - History of Royal Women

Princess Neslisah Osmanoglu, the oldest member of the Ottoman dynasty, died at age 91 (4/2012)Turkey’s Prime Minister praised the late princess.“She was the poster-child for nobleness who carried the blood of Osman,” he said in Parliament, referring to Osman I, the Anatolian ruler who established the Ottoman Empire in 1299. The princess took the surname Osmanoglu, or son of Osman, along with other surviving members of the dynasty.She was born in Istanbul on Feb. 4, 1921.

Princess Neslisah Osmanoglu, the oldest member of the Ottoman dynasty, has died…

8 Portraits Of Maharanis That Capture India's Rich History Of Badass Women

Sethu Lakshmi Bayi and Sethu Parvathi Bayi of Travancore

“Maharajkumari Indira Devi (a. Princess Indee), born in was the daughter of Maharaja Paramjit Singh and Maharani Brinda of Kapurthala.

Nilüfer, an Ottoman Princess, was born in İstanbul in 1916. She went into exile with the rest of the Sultan’s family in 1924. Her family moved to Nice, France. In 1931 she married Moazzan Jag, the younger son of the Nizam of Hyderbag. She and Jag did not have any children. They divorced in 1952 when she was only 36. She lived with her mother in Paris until her death in 1989. She was considered one of the most beautiful women in the world.

Nilüfer, an Ottoman Princess, was born in İstanbul in She went into exile…

Unexpectedly the wealthiest of the Cornelius Vanderbilt's  sons, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, was expected to make an advantageous match. He did.  On January 11, 1901 Alfred Vanderbilt married Ellen French, known as Elsie, in Newport, Rhode Island.

Ellen Vanderbilt, nee French, Wearing a large open-work diamond band of decorative panels.

Maharani Mehtab Kaur, née Mohinder Kaur of Patiala, c.1946 #MadeForMaharajas

Maharanis: Women of Royal India - Portfolio of 20 Prints @ Maharanis- Women Of Royal India

Portrait of Vijayaraje Scindia, c. 1940. A full-length portrait of Vijayaraje Scindia, Maharani of Gwalior (1919-2001), taken c. 1940 by Hamilton Studios, Mumbai. She is dressed here as a princess in a rich gold-bordered sari with her head covered, and leans against a pillar with a flower bouquet. She was born Lekha Divyeshwari, and was politically very active in both houses of parliament.

Portrait of Vijayaraje Scindia, c. A full-length portrait of Vijayaraje Scindia, Maharani of Gwalior taken c. 1940 by Hamilton Studios, Mumbai. She was born Lekha Divyeshwari.

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