Glimpses of Gotham and city characters. Chapter: Men and women who deal in fancy costumes. The business of letting out costumes—and that reminds me that the last one I tried… Read More
Marie Menessier-Nodier as Spanish lady in Maja costume.
Ethel Barrymore of Henry Irving’s Company 1898. Ethel Barrymore (actually: Ethel Blyth. 1879 -1959) was an American actress. She was honored for her performance in None But the Lonely… Read More
American stage actress Maude Adams as Peter Pan 1905.
Kawakami Sadayakko was born Sada Koyama (小山 贞) and trained as a geisha.
Under the stage name Sada Yacco she worked at Kawakami-theater and was one of the first actresses to a Japanese theater.
Blanche Sweet. American Actress. Silent movie star. Blanche Sweet 1896-1986 was an American film actress whose career in the early days of silent films had already peaked. 1909 began her film… Read More
Erna Morena, Portrait by photographer Hans Hold 1916. Portrait by Photographer Karl Schwenker 1915. Hairstyle, hat fashion in Berlin. Erna Morena 1885-1962 (Her real name was Ernestine Mary Fuchs) was a… Read More