Friday, November 27, 2009
(Above) Lady Bridgett Poulett as Arethusa
The pioneering photographer first set up her studio in 1914 London. She became famous by using vivid more contemporary approaches to studio portraiture. One of her best known projects was the Goddess Series (ca.1935) in which she photographed London elite as Greek and Roman goddesses...
(Below) Lady Diana Mosely, as Venus
Nadine Muriel, Countess of
Shrewsbury as Ariadne
Lady Anne Rhys
Photographed as Flora
Miss Susan Bligh as Calypso
Isn't her work gorgeous?
I love that through her genius these women were able to indulge their fantasies of being goddesses. Also very much love these etsy finds that I think would help me do the same...
Left to Right (From Top): Golden Lightning Headband by Quirky Beauty, 1940's Navy and Saffron Embroidered Dress by Margaret Pearl, Hydrangea Blossom and Diamond Stacking Ring by Patrick Irla Jewelry, 1960's Vintage Ribbon Belt Embroidered Linen Dress by My Favorite Vintage, Juliet Print by Matou en Peluche, Four Leaves Gold Headpiece and Beaded Silver Phoenix Headpiece both by Quirky Beauty, Budding Twig Cuff Bracelets by Kristin Coffin and Baby Blue Greek Goddess 70's Dress by See Vintage Jane.