THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according to records left by Captain Charles Johnson there were at least two who followed that calling, dressed in sailors’ clothes, and who lived and fought in desperate frays in the early eighteenth century.
Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane. In the Arabic version of Thousand and One Nights this story was not yet contained.
Illustration for Goethe`s “Faust.” By Harry Clarke (1889-1931). Fantasy costume design 1925 Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Costume designs for “The Bonds of Interest”, 1924. Baroque costume designs for Jacinto Benavente`s play “The Bonds of Interest” by John Garside, 1924. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes… Read More
Costume design for Persita and Florizel by Maxwell Armfield. “Persita and Florizel” (“The Winter`s Tale,” Act IV, Scene IV.) Tempera painting by Maxwell Armfield, 1925. Fashion, New Edition: The language… Read More
“The Madeleine.” By May Ashe Robertson. From the Tapestry “The Apparition of Christ to the Madeleine” at the the Louvre, Paris. Drawn by May Ashe Robertson. Fashion, New Edition: The language… Read More
“The Widow and the Grave Digger.” Water color by Norah McGuinnes. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Marionette scene in the christmas play “The Three Magi.” “The Moor .” Marionette scene in the christmas play “The Three Magi.” By Richard Teschner, 1925. Fashion, New Edition: The language… Read More
India. Epic Mahabharata. Indian myth and legend: with illustrations by Warwick Goble.
Travestis 1930. Les Parfums. Left to right 1. Le Sens Unique. 2. La T.S.F. 3. Les Tabacs et Cigarettes. 4. La Crise du Logenment. 5. L`Embouteillage de Paris. 6. La… Read More