Lady Duff-Gordon's beautiful mannequins
Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon, a leading fashion designer better known by her professional name, 'Lucile'. She was the proprietor of Lucile's, Hanover Square, famous for the 'emotional' gown. Sister of the writer, Elinor Glyn and wife of Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon. Caption reads 'Lady Duff-Gordon, who is 'Lucile', the famous costumier, is at present in New York, supervising the opening of her new establishment there. With her, as the lawyers have it, are some of her most beautiful mannequins, all English girls, whose advent has caused much interest amongst the smart set'.
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Illustration by Cecil Aldin, handler at Peterborough Show
Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Tom Newman, the Duke of Beaufort's huntsman, taking part as a handler at the Peterborough Foxhound Show. He had a talent for holding his hounds' attention by striking different poses, sometimes almost like a ballet dancer. Date: 1927
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Variety Theatre, Monte Saldo
English born Monte Saldo 1879 - 1949 (real name A. M. Woolaston). Strong-man, Gymnast and also an artists' model. Here he is photographed in various statuesque classical poses as well as in the more traditional strong-man guise, complete with the obligatory off the shoulder leopard skin number.
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