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'.
Cooling off with fire hydrants and diving into the Hudson River: What a New York summer was like - before air-conditioning
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