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Taffey O’Neil - The Kandy Kid: vintage 8x10 photoTaffey originally worked as a delivery person on a dry cleaning route, when she met a burlesque dancer that encouraged her to give the stage a try. Taffey performed mainly on the West Coast, to stay close to family. Shortly after she began her burlesque career, her son was diagnosed with polio and he was hospitalized for a year. Taffey would dance at night, and work with her son through physical therapy during the day. Eventually, he was able to walk again through hard work, and no doubt greatly aided, by the devotion of a loving, supportive mother.

burlyqnell:

Taffey O’Neil - The Kandy Kid: vintage 8x10 photo

Taffey originally worked as a delivery person on a dry cleaning route, when she met a burlesque dancer that encouraged her to give the stage a try. Taffey performed mainly on the West Coast, to stay close to family. Shortly after she began her burlesque career, her son was diagnosed with polio and he was hospitalized for a year. Taffey would dance at night, and work with her son through physical therapy during the day. Eventually, he was able to walk again through hard work, and no doubt greatly aided, by the devotion of a loving, supportive mother.

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medievalpoc:

il-tenore-regina:

vivelareine:

—Marie Antoinette (2006)

 Just so everyone is clear, the handsome Black man tutoring Marie Antoinette is Joseph Boulogne, classical musician extraordinaire whose work influenced Mozart’s. This has been your Western music history tidbit of the day. Adieu! 

*just leaves this here*

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Chevalier Joseph Boulogne de Saint-Georges

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Photos of Elizabeth Taylor by her personal photographer, Gianni Bozzacchi.

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Marilyn Monroe photographed by Sam Shaw, 1957

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Sam Shaw, 1957

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ephemeral-elegance:

Embroidered Jacket, ca. early 1890s

Bonwit Wittauer, Berlin

via The Met

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queenlovett:

notordinaryfashion:


Carolina Herrera


that is a magical dress made out of the night sky and stars. no one can tell me different

queenlovett:

notordinaryfashion:

Carolina Herrera

that is a magical dress made out of the night sky and stars. no one can tell me different

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ayunoor:

She’s bring the fairytale a live. Ulyana Sergeenko for Haute Couture Spring Summer 2013. 

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asocialstudy:

Homo Disparitus by Francois Baranger

asocialstudy:

Homo Disparitus by Francois Baranger

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