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Spitalfields Children (1912) - Pictures from spitalfieldslife.com. They were poor, lived with their family in one room, had not much to expect from life...and 2 years later started WW1... One can only wonder what happened to these sad beautiful girls and these boys with twinkles in their eyes. - Spitalfields Children
Ruth St. Denis in Egypta.
Digital ID: DEN_0234V. Sarony, Otto -- Photographer. 1910 Notes: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Source: Denishawn Collection (more info) Repository: The New York Public Library. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Jerome Robbins Dance Division. See more information about this image and others at NYPL Digital Gallery. Persistent URL: digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?DEN_0234V Rights Info: No known copyright restrictions; may be ...
The man who knew what women wanted: As BBC and ITV go to war over shopping dramas, the extraordinary story behind the real Mr Selfridge - a philanderer, visionary and wedding list inventor - is revealed
Anna Pavlova With captivating aplomb, she would jauntily sweep forward on that vast stage, giving a slight tilt of her head. Poised as if for flight, poised yet still, she gave that lovely and peaceful moment a touch of strangeness with the light eloquence of her incomparable hands. She would expand that breathless moment of waiting: distinctive, saucy, supreme
Bee Jackson, 1920s
From the book: "World champion Charleston dancer Bee Jackson wears a beaded and fringed dance dress, popular at the time, as the fringes would shimmer and shake and draw attention to movement. This dress is shorter than the typical styles of the era. Paste jewellery known as "slave bracelets" was often worn high up on the arm as well as the wrist." Scanned from "Decades of Fashion" by Harriet Worsley.