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Ethel Barrymore in Clair de Lune. Ethel Barrymore was the grandmother of Drew Barrymore, by the way. And an activist and feminist.

Comtesse Greffulhe Elisabeth Nadar Paul (1856-1939) Charenton-le-Pont, Médiathèque de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine

Satin Appliqued Velvet “Lily” Evening Gown, ca. 1896 Designed by House of Worth Elisabeth de Caraman-Chimay, Comtesse Greffulhe made this dress famous by posing in it for the photographer Nadar in.

Victorian Invention: Combined Bustle and Stool 1887

A stool, stylishly concealed within the bustle, shall allow ladies to frequently have a pleasant sit-down. this doesnt go anywhere but i want to make one so badly.


Day dress, 1883 : blue/black striped bodice with velvet trim and tails, over a draped bustle skirt. Underneath a bustle pad and petticoat w/ruffles down the back.

Early 1880's.love the fur capelet and flowerpot styled hat.

silentcuriosity: “ Nina Boucicault February 1867 – 2 August was an English actress Beginning in she played Kitty Verdun in the original production of the hit comedy Charley’s Aunt. She was the first to play the title role in J.

Princess Louise of Prussia who married Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (Arthur William Patrick Albert), in 1878

Wedding portrait of Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (Louise Margaret Alexandra Victoria Agnes was a German princess who married Prince Arthur (Arthur William Patrick Albert) Duke of Connaught and Strathearn.

Clarice Mayne by Bassano, 1910s.  Clarice Mayne (6 February 1886 – 16 January 1966) was a music hall and variety theatre singer and performer.

clarice mayne by bassano, c. clarice mayne february 1886 – 16 january was a music hall and variety theatre singer and performer