1909 Lily Elsie in the operetta The Merry Widow

From classicfilmheroines.tumblr.com/post/2656077471; spots and flaws, particularly one on her left sleeve ruffle, fixed with Photoshop and sepia tone removed by gogm.

1909 Lily Elsie in the operetta The Merry Widow From classicfilmheroines.tumblr.com:post:2656077471

Lily Elsie is dressed in accordance with contemporary tastes in this publicity shot. Compare with images of Princess "Toria" and Queen Maud.

Keywords:  1907, Lucy Duff Gordon as designer, Lucy Duff Gordon, Lucile, Lucy Sutherland, Lady Duff Gordon, The Merry Widow, Lily Elsie, curly coiffure, feathered ribboned headdress, earrings, necklace, under-bodice, modesty piece, sweetheart neckline, brooch, ruffled cap sleeves, over-bodice, quarter length bare shoulder sleeves, waistband, natural waistline, close skirt


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