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Art Deco Folies-Bergere dancer Georgia Graves, 1929. @designerwallace

Folies Bergère dancer , Georgia Graves is seated and wearing an upper thigh length chiton dance dress

The Follies c1920. Photo: Édouard Boubat

Edouard Boubat

The Follies circa 1920 Photograph by Édouard Boubat; a sparkling show girl octopus outfit.

1951 “Ostrich” dancer in the Folies Bergere show at the London Hippodrome

surreal photo still of a cabaret dance act in progress 1951 “Ostrich” dancer in the Folies Bergere show at the London Hippodrome

Costume from the Folies Bergère, Paris 9e, 1909

Come to the Cabaret: A darker diversion

A cabaret dancer wearing a fantastic butterfly costume at the Folies Bergere theatre, Paris, Circa 1910 (click through for a collection of cabaret dancers,

Josephine Baker at the Follies Bergeres (Paris).  JB was a  BRAVE SPY who helped defeat the Nazis!

Josephine Baker at the Follies Bergeres (Paris). JB was a BRAVE SPY who helped defeat the Nazis!

Ho Fan arrived from Shanghai in 1949. The streets, filled with vendors, coolies and rickshaw drivers, fascinated Ho. Taking pictures in a studio was the norm then, but the Ho was more interested in random, candid shots of strangers. His targets, however, did not always smile into the lens of his Rolleiflex. But it is great street photography that gives a peek into daily life in Hong Kong at that time. The photography is part of his book “A Hong Kong Memoir”

Hong Kong In The 1950s Captured By A Teenager

These incredible pictures have been captures by a young boy who’s name was Ho Fan, arrived in Hong Kong in At this time, the tradition was more orie

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