These photos of Greta Garbo were taken in 1924, the year she made her first movie in The Saga of Gösta Berling. The following year she met Louis B. Mayer, the vice president and general manager of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer who reportedly told her to “get her teeth fixed and to lose weight because Americans didn’t like(…)
An enigmatic 1960s portrait with baggy fishnets
I have a real fascination for portraits of unknown people. Like the forgotten beauties from a few days ago the only thing known about this woman is when and where she was photographed. The photo was taken by American photographer James Jowers in Washington Sq Park in 1968, but nothing is known about the subject(…)
Beautiful portraits of forgotten women
These beautiful photo portraits of all of women photographed in the 1920s and 1930s in Sydney Harbour, Australia. Sadly all of the names have been lost and none can be identified. Aren’t they stunning photos? [6 photos]
Josephine Baker in her 40s
Josephine Baker photographed by Carl Van Vechten, October 20, 1949 which would make her 43 in this photo I think. It’s nice to see her in a ‘normal’ outfit instead of one of her stage costumes. Her smile just lights up the photo doesn’t it? Beautiful!
A striking 1920s Clara Bow photo
A really striking photo of 1920s movie star and flapper icon Clara Bow. This is a promotional photo from 1927.
1920s Follies girl Drucilla Strain
A strking portrait of 1920s Ziegfeld Follies girl, Drucilla Strain. Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain in that it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1977 and without a copyright notice.