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The Forgotten LGBT Queen of Paris and Her Secret Masonic Temple Natalie Clifford Barney, Art Photography Portrait, Portraits, Whistler, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Romaine Brooks, Butch Fashion, Vintage Lesbian

Salon queen

Natalie Barney would become the 20th century’s greatest saloniste. Visitors to her Friday afternoon meetings included Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, James …

Poem-A-Day: A Parisian Roof Garden in 1918 by Natalie Clifford Barney Hollywood Divas, Old Hollywood, Romaine Brooks, Natalie Clifford Barney, Poem A Day, Historical Women, The New Yorker, Vintage Photography, Strong Women

Poem-A-Day: A Parisian Roof Garden in 1918 by Natalie Clifford Barney

Natalie Clifford Barney

Eva Palmer-Sikelianos - was a American bisexual biscuit-fortune heiress who reportedly initiated Natalie Clifford Barney, her lover of many years, into lesbian sex when they were teens. Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Natalie Clifford Barney, Portraits, Pre Raphaelite, Timeless Beauty, Daguerreotype, Vintage Beauty, Beauty And The Beast

Paris Was A Woman

Eva Palmer-Sikelianos (1874 - 1952) was a American bisexual biscuit-fortune heiress who reportedly initiated Natalie Clifford Barney, her lover of many years, into lesbian sex when they were teens. As she was an archeology student in Paris, Eva later met Angelos Sikelianos, a famous Greek poet. The two were introduced by Angelos’s sister, Penelope, and her husband, Raymond Duncan (Isadora’s brother). They married in 1907 and moved to Athens in 1908. In 1927, the two hatched a plan to revive…

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Blog - Laurie R. King

The streets of the world are still, other than the occasional idiot who decides that the chance of driving 95 mph down the center of New York is just too good to pass up. Citizens look out their windows, astonished, as distant hills come into view, the waters of Venice and Paris are looking weirdly …

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, according to the well-known saying. Yet it is only in the present day that our eyes need to make some . Edwardian Hairstyles, Bizarre Facts, Vintage Photos Women, Colorized Photos, French History, Portraits, Edwardian Era, Victorian, Bnf

Liane de Pougy, French courtesan (one of the so-called 'Grande Horizontales'), and a favourite of Albert, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) when in Paris. An actress with the Folies-Bergere, she was not known for her talent, to the point that Sarah Bernhardt advised her to just "keep [her] pretty mouth shut". Openly bisexual, her longest relationship was with American Natalie Clifford Barney. After several short marriages, she ended her life as a Dominican nun, working with disabled…

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JULIEN CHAMPAGNE ET L'AMAZONE - JULIEN CHAMPAGNE

" A Nice, se retrouvent certains frères d'Elie, dans la demeure du Comte Prozor où sont organisées des réunions à thèmes philosophiques et hermétiques. Nous pouvons voir les Schwaller, les Celli, les Coton-Alvart, etc... A Paris, ils sont tous les...

Dolly Wilde photo from The Amazon of Letters: The Life and Loves of Natalie Barney. Natalie Clifford Barney, Silent Film, Lesbians, Documentaries, Modern Art, Temple, Letters, History, Amazon

Paris Was A Woman

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 Barney's earliest intimate relationship was with Eva Palmer-Sikelianos. In 1893 they became acquainted during summer vacations in Bar Harbor, Maine. Vintage Gypsy, Vintage Beauty, Natalie Clifford Barney, Greek Chorus, Musical Hair, Isadora Duncan, Greek Culture, Figure Photo, Long Relationship

Eva Palmer-Sikelianos. Barney's earliest intimate relationship was with Eva Palmer-Sikelianos. In 1893 they became acquainted during summer vacations in Bar Harbor, Maine.

1890-95. Liane de Pougy, grande cocotte, courtesan and dancer, was one of the most famous femmes fatales of the Belle Epoque who set the social scene and fashions. Picture here wearing a head ornament and pendant by René Lalique, 1890-95. Source: The Jewellery of René Lalique, by Vivienne Becker. #Lalique #ArtNouveau #LianeDePougy Natalie Clifford Barney, Belle Epoque, Vivienne, Art Nouveau, Vintage Jewelry, Antiques, Pendant, Dancer, Ornament

1890-95. Liane de Pougy, grande cocotte, courtesan and dancer, was one of the most famous femmes fatales of the Belle Epoque who set the social scene and fashions. Picture here wearing a head ornament and pendant by René Lalique, 1890-95. Source: The Jewellery of René Lalique, by Vivienne Becker. #Lalique #ArtNouveau #LianeDePougy