Lovely shot inside a small glasshouse in 1909
Found image. There is a lot to see in this small greenhouse besides Miss Round, a determined looking Edwardian lady. I imagine the place smelt warm and dank. This must be latesummer with a good crop of tomatoes and a large number of geranium cuttings in the pots. Below the bench on the right is a portable cloche. On the left are the rusty pipes that must have heated this space in winter.
Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism and one of the most intelligent women of her time. She left Russia in 1917 not to be executed. The Bolsheviks planned her assassination for the poems she wrote against them in France where she lived with her husband. They failed as she died earlier. || "Slaves, liars, murderers, thieves or fakers - I hate you all. But you, my Jude, you, all traitors, I hate most of all" | Image: Gippius, ca 1910. She is 40 years old in this…
Alfred Cheney Johnston | Ziegfeld Follies showgirls
Alfred Cheney Johnston [1885-1971] was an American photographer, known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls as well as of 1920s and 1930s actors and actresses.
Pretty girl in bonnet
1/6 plate daguerreotype of a pretty girl in a bonnet. Posed by a silver cut vase with tinted flowers. One of my first girls in bonnets. I love the one glove on.
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