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.
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 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.