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Sarah Bernhardt. French actress

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress,Portrait, Théodora, Victorian fashion

Bernhardt as Théodora (1900) in the drama of the same name by Victorien Sardou

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923)

Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first world stars.
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Emma Eames. American opera singer.

Emma Hayden Eames, American opera singer, vocal pedagogue, victorian fashion era

Emma Eames c. 1890

Emma Hayden Eames

Emma Hayden Eames (1865 – 1952) was an American opera singer (soprano) and vocal pedagogue.

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Emily Faithfull English women’s rights activist. Victorian period.

Emily Faithfull Suffragist. British feminist. Victorian costume

Emily Faithfull

Emily Faithfull (1835–1895). English women’s rights activist, and publisher.

“Cabinet Portrait Gallery” issued as five volumes from 1890-1894 by the photography studio of William & Daniel Downey ( known as the ‘Queen’s Photographer’). Published by Cassell & Co. London 1893.

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Millicent Fawcett British suffragette. Victorian period.

Millicent Fawcett, Suffragist, Woman rights. Feminist Voice. British suffragette. Victorian costume

Millicent Fawcett Suffragette

Millicent Fawcett Suffragette.

Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1847-1929), was a British suffragette. She was known especially as a leader of the women’s suffrage movement. She was convinced that men and women do not necessarily involve a conflict of interest: Both sexes may in their opinion a lot to gain women’s suffrage.

“Cabinet Portrait Gallery” issued as five volumes from 1890-1894 by the photography studio of William & Daniel Downey ( known as the ‘Queen’s Photographer’). Published by Cassell & Co. London 1893.