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100+ French Cabaret Girls, Vol. II - Vintage Postcard Album By 0dette Abbesse
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Sequel to "100+ French Cabaret Girls" - more superb, sexy lady cabaret artistes from the heyday of Parisian vaudeville and music hall revues. During the Edwardian & Deco years, the... More > French capital boasted many variety venues with chorus lines in sequined, feathery, sometimes revealing costumes, or body stockings, famous for their lavish musical spectacles - the Folies Bergères, Moulin Rouge, Ambassadeurs, Casino de Paris, the Opera Comique, Casino de Paris... Some of these pretty ladies, stage divas and beauty queens, became stars whose legendary names are still familiar: Mata Hari, Jane Avril, Gaby Deslys, Lili Damita, Josephine Baker... performing dances such as the French Cancan. Now you can enjoy a huge compendium of early artistes and chorus girls, antique photos & publicity portraits by famous studios and photographers such as Reutlinger, Walery, Sazerac... compiled as a digital ebook album, with added rolling slideshow function. Many photos in beautiful hand-tinted color (no nudes).< Less
The Passing of the Aborigines: A Lifetime Spent Among the Natives of Australia By Daisy Bates
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Bates devoted more than 35 years of her life to studying Aboriginal life, history, culture, rites, beliefs and customs. Living in a tent in small settlements from Western Australia to the edges of... More > the Nullarbor Plain. She researched and wrote millions of words on the subject. She also worked tirelessly for Aboriginal welfare, setting up camps to feed, clothe and nurse the transient population, drawing on her own income and inheritance to meet the needs of the aged. In spite of her fascination with their way of life, Bates was convinced that the Australian Aborigines were a dying race and that her mission was to record as much as she could about them before they disappeared. Her personal life was unconventional. She was said to have worn pistols even in her old age and to have been quite prepared to use them to threaten police when she caught them mistreating 'her' Aborigines. She was also famed for her strict lifelong adherence to Edwardian fashion, including boots, gloves and a veil.< Less
John Sargent: 260 Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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John Singer Sargent was an American leading portrait painter of Edwardian era luxury. During his career, he created about 900 oil paintings and more than 2,000 watercolors, as well as countless... More > sketches and charcoal drawings. His oeuvre documents worldwide travel, from Venice to the Tyrol, Corfu, the Middle East, Montana, Maine, and Florida. In 1907, at the age of fifty-one, Sargent officially closed his studio and focused on landscapes in his later years. After 1917, most critics began to consign him to the masters of the past, "a brilliant ambassador between his patrons and posterity." Modernists treated him more harshly, considering him completely out of touch with the reality of American life and with emerging artistic trends including Cubism and Futurism. Sargent quietly accepted the criticism, but refused to alter his negative opinions of modern art. He retorted, "Ingres, Raphael and El Greco, these are now my admiration, these are what I like."< Less
John Sargent: His Palette By Arron Adams
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John Singer Sargent was an American leading portrait painter of Edwardian era luxury. During his career, he created about 900 oil paintings and more than 2,000 watercolors, as well as countless... More > sketches and charcoal drawings. His oeuvre documents worldwide travel, from Venice to the Tyrol, Corfu, the Middle East, Montana, Maine, and Florida. In 1907, at the age of fifty-one, Sargent officially closed his studio and focused on landscapes in his later years. After 1917, most critics began to consign him to the masters of the past, "a brilliant ambassador between his patrons and posterity." Modernists treated him more harshly, considering him completely out of touch with the reality of American life and with emerging artistic trends including Cubism and Futurism. Sargent quietly accepted the criticism, but refused to alter his negative opinions of modern art. He retorted, "Ingres, Raphael and El Greco, these are now my admiration, these are what I like."< Less
Una Lady nella campagna inglese. Vita e opere di Edith Holden By Sara Staffolani
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Nella campagna inglese, tra api, ramoscelli di caprifoglio e cespugli di mirtilli, una donna percorre il sentiero osservando amorevolmente la natura che la circonda. Immersa in quei colori, desidera... More > trattenere sui suoi fogli da disegno dettagli e sfumature e realizzare degli acquerelli da mostrare alle sue allieve. Insegnante, illustratrice e naturalista inglese, Edith Holden (1871-1920) fu la delicata autrice dei due libri The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady e The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady, entrambi pubblicati postumi. In questa narrazione biografica, sfogliamo le pagine della sua vita passeggiando nei luoghi più incantevoli dell’Inghilterra e dell’amata Scozia, la seguiamo nel percorso artistico e nell’impegno per la difesa degli animali, la vediamo esporre opere, sposarsi e poi morire misteriosamente. La speranza fu sempre la sua guida e questa sussurra ancora il nome di Edith nel successo strepitoso giunto dopo la sua morte.< Less
En adelig Opdager [Danish] By Richard Marsh
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Richard Marsh (12 October 1857 – 9 August 1915) was the... More > pseudonym of the English author born Richard Bernard Heldmann. A best-selling and prolific author of the late 19th century and the Edwardian period, Marsh is best known now for his supernatural thriller novel The Beetle, which was published the same year as Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897), and was initially even more popular. The Beetle remained in print until 1960. Marsh produced nearly 80 volumes of fiction and numerous short stories, in genres including horror, crime, romance and humour. Many of these have been republished recently, beginning with The Beetle in 2004. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Marsh_(author)< Less

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