A mixed bag of images that have caught my eye while surfing around Tumblr.
It has been ages since I have done one of these.
Tom of Finland at his romantic best.
The adorable Maggie Smith
Mommie Dearest !
Robert Mitchum in drag
Dear, dear Ivor Novello by Paul Tanqueray, 1928.
The Oppenheimer Blue Diamond.
Edith Sitwell by Cecil Beaton, 1962
Dragonfly lamp by Gallee 1900
Ruth St. Denis in The Peacock.
Gloria Swanson, 1924
My imaginary Mr Darcy
Marlene Dietrich by Cecil Beaton, 1935
Tamara De Lempicka Portrait du marquis d'Afflito
Me, aka Dame Margaret Rutherford
The Mercury train 1936 - Chicago
The ' History boy ' on his way to school.
To close we have my fave photo of Beatrice Lillie taken in 1951 by Norman Parkinson. I think at the 'Cafe d Paris'
Hope you enjoyed, let me know if you did or indeed if you didn't.