Vivien Leigh in Gone With the Wind (1939)

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Vivian Leigh for Gone with the Wind, 1939 via

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Vivian Leigh for Gone with the Wind, 1939 via

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Vivian Leigh for Gone with the Wind, 1939 via

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Vivian Leigh for Gone with the Wind, 1939 via

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Vivian Leigh for Gone with the Wind, 1939 via

Photos of Venice by Herbert List (1930s)

Herbert List (1903 – 1975) was a German photographer, who worked for magazines, including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Life, and was associated with Magnum Photos.

ITALY. Venice. The Horses of San Marco. 1939.

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Herbert List, Venice, The Horses of San Marco, 1939 via

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Herbert List, The st Marco square in Venice, 1939 via

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Herbert List, Venice, Piazza San Marco, 1939 via

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Herbert List, Courtyard in Venice, 1933 via

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Herbert List, The statues of Marz and Neptun in the Doge’s Palace in Venice, 1933 via

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Herbert List, Venice, Gondolier, 1933 via

ITALY. Venice. View of the Isola di S. Giorgio Maggiore. 1934.A-IT-VEN-028A

Herbert List, Venice, View of the Isola di S. Giorgio Maggiore, 1934 via

ITALY. Venice. Icecream Seller. 1933. M-IT-VEN-005A

Herbert List, Venice, Icecream Seller, 1933 via

Jean Cocteau in bed with a Mask (1927)

Jean Cocteau (1889 – 1963) was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. An important exponent of avant-garde art, Cocteau had great influence on the work of others.

He is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and the films The Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Beauty and the Beast (1946) and Orpheus (1949).

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

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Portrait of Jean Cocteau in bed with Mask by Berenice Abbott, 1927 via

Surreal Vignette by Cecil Beaton (1936)

Ruth Ford (1911-2009) was an American model and stage and film actress. As a model she posed for Harper’s, Town and Country and Mademoiselle. She was best known for the salon she created at her beautiful, art-lined Manhattan apartment, frequented by the likes of William Faulkner, Cecil Beaton, Truman Capote and Andy Warhol (source).

Her brother was the bohemian surrealist Charles Henri Ford.

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via

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Cecil Beaton Surreal Vignette, Ruth Ford with tapemeasure. 1936 via