Near us in Richmond is a gatehouse built by Henry VII in around 1500. It is one of the few remaining parts of his palace. Each time I walk through its archway I become aware that I am occupying the same space through which once passed the likes of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and, on occasion, William Shakespeare. 762 more words
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Be a little careless in your hearing and when I give you my name, it sounds as if I’m saying, Sarah Bernhardt. I love it. Perhaps I’d have done better if I’d changed my surname from Vernon to Bernhardt; curiosity alone might have garnered me more interviews and auditions!
Sarah Bernhardt recording in Bettini’s “Phonographic Salon”
(New York, 1892)
Members of the United States Marine Band recording for Columbia; at least six recording machines appear to be in use, each producing a master from which copies will be transcribed for sale. 60 more words
Above: Dragonfly brooch once adorned by Sarah Bernhardt to whom it was lent by friend Calouste Gulbenkian. A corsage ornament which consists of dragonfly with griffon’s paws and green female torso whose face is supposed to be of Sarah herself. 432 more words