Lily Elsie                                                                                                                                                      More

Here we see a daring hair style worn by one of the most photographed women of Edwardian times, Lily Elsie's big hit on the London stage was Lehar's "The Merry Widow." Elsie could get away with this short hair style because she was a famed stage actress.

Miss Lily Elsie (1886 - 1962).  On the stage Elsie seemed mysteriously beautiful with her perfect Grecian profile, enormous blue eyes, and hauntingly sad smile.  Tall, cool, and lily-like, she moved with lyrical gestures in a slow-motion grace.

Hey Pretty Lady: Lily Elsie

Lily Elsie April 1886 – 16 December was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era.

Miss Lily Elsie, early 20th century...the outfit is beautiful!...

Miss Lily Elsie, early century. Popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie (8 April 1886 – 16 December 1962) was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era,

Lily Elsie, a big fan of Lucile. Lily Elsie April 1886 – 16 December was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Leh?r& operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of the operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress during the Edwardian era. She was cast in many plays including the popular The Merry Widow. Due to her beauty and charm, she became one of the most photographed women in the Edwardian Era.

Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

1898 Sanctuaries, Dreams and Shadows: Lily Elsie, le Belle Epoque Beauty in my series Beauties of le Belle Epoque

A classic Gibson girl blouse with yards of lace insertion. #edwardian #shirtwaist                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Here is a picture of a woman from the late dressed in classic Gibson Girl attire. Her dress/blouse is all lace, and she has the classic Gibson Girl "pompadour" hairstyle.

VINTAGE BLOG: Lily Elsie

Lily Elsie - Born on 8 April 1886 in Worsley, Lancashire, England (UK). Died on 16 December Birth name was Elsie Cotton.

Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

So beautiful. Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

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