Dorelia McNeill was a model for the artists Gwen and Augustus John in the late and early centuries. Augustus and Dorelia lived a gypsy life in a caravan while he painted her in long, loose skirts and scarves as they lived in a personal 'bohemian utopia'.
1914 ... Day Dress ... sheer black and white striped lawn dress with a separate overskirt, a ruffled Valenciennes lace jabot insert and collar, and a front hook and eye closure. ... 14" from shoulder to shoulder, a 34" chest, 27" high waist,and 46" from shoulder to front hem. ... from Time Travelers on eBay ... photo 2
Nat Geo's new book "London Book of Lists" reveals the quirky customs, culture, and cuisine of England's capital, from the Tower of London's resident polar bears fishing in the Thames to Harrods’ early embalming service.