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la crête des Vosges

Tout jeune il avait vu sa villa natale envahie, puis sa province mutilée il avait, suivant l’émouvante image de Jules Ferry, entendu monter derrière la crête bleue des Vosges, les lamentations des vaincus.

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Do It Now: Rebellion, Reading and the Modern American Woman, 1908.

Modern Woman Idle moment. Witty message.

Seen amidst the reflected jeweled tones of a hanging Tiffany-inspired lampshade, this industrious miss pauses to reflect upon one of the volumes in her well-stocked study. 191 more words

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Nelie and Edouard

Edouard Andre was a scion of a fabulously wealthy Protestant banking family. A measure of the family’s wealth and prestige is that he had his portrait painted by Franz Zaver Winterhalter, who routinely painted royal and imperial subjects all over Europe. 254 more words


Paris 1900, La Ville Spectacle

Le Petit Palais is currently home to the fabulously parisian exhibition Paris 1900, La Ville Spectacle until the 17th August. The exhibition displays, not only works of art, but also everyday objects from furniture to clothing straight from Paris’ belle epoque. 54 more words


Paris Fashion 1900

The Paris 1900 exhibit had delicious examples of the all-important art of dressing–always a priority for the French.  No wonder women who could afford it traveled from England and America just to buy their wardrobes. 91 more words


...and again...

Here again the same photo of Geneviève Lantelme instead of Misia Sert photo (file found here). In internet era errors are like an epidemic :) 20 more words

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Misia instead of Lantelme

I’ve found here a nice photo of Lantelme I’ve never seen before:

It’s a detail of a bigger photo (I hope some day I’ll find this big photo because it’s one of best Lantelme photos). 23 more words

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