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Amazing Vintage Surreal Glamour by photographer Angus McBean | FROM THE BYGONE

Angus McBean (8 June 1904 – 9 June 1990) was a Welsh photographer, set designer and cult figure associated with surrealism. Two figures have prevented McBean from gaining more fame: … Continue reading

08/25/2016 · 3 Comments

Portraits of Alma Mahler, The most Beautiful Girl in Vienna | FROM THE BYGONE

A socialite and amateur composer known for her beauty and verve, Alma Mahler (1879 – 1964) was married to composer Gustav Mahler, architect Walter Gropius, and novelist Franz Werfel. She … Continue reading

06/01/2016 · Leave a comment

vintage everyday: Hendrix Hits London – How Nine Months in London Made Him a Star

Born in 1942, James Marshall Hendrix grew up in Seattle and honed his craft as a guitar slinger in the South and New York City, but he became star in … Continue reading

10/08/2015 · 2 Comments

Leïla Bederkhan – Kurdish Modern Dancer

Originally posted on FROM THE BYGONE:
Leyla Bedirhan (1903-1986) was born in Istanbul. She was the daughter of a kurdish Prince and his Polish wife. She studied ballet in Germany.…

09/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

05/08/2015 · Leave a comment

The one where Rachel rattles the teacups

Originally posted on Pippa Rathborne's SCRATCH POST:
It’s Rachel with a “sh”, not Rachel with a “ch”. Her full name was Elisa-Rachel Félix, but she was known to everyone…

02/21/2015 · 1 Comment

In this world and the next: a tragedy of gender and celebrity

Originally posted on Pippa Rathborne's SCRATCH POST:
“Perhaps in the next world women will be more valued than they are in this.” SARAH SIDDONS (1755 – 1831)  Fanny Kemble…

01/09/2015 · 2 Comments