There’s loads of good stuff in the NYPL digital gallery. I don’t really know any more about this lady except that she’s La Sylphe.
More after the jump.
Pine grows out of willow tree (& other curiosities and wonders)
The long-eared bat and other illustrations from Bewick’s General History of Quadrupeds.
A palm drive and other postcards.
Ziegfield midnight frolic, 1915 keysheet, and other (seemingly all theatrical) contact sheets.
Apache medicine shirt and other material published by the Smithsonian’s Bureau of Ethnology.
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I’ve got slow internet and images load from the top down. I’ve just been viewing cabbages; as when the fabric sheathed ventral horizon of the dancer appeared, I thought it was a cabbage!
Please ignore as before when.
I don’t suppose that’s the effect she was going for, but you’re right, she does have a certain cabbagy quality.