Posts tagged poster.

Geneviève Vix in Salomé, 1920, by Jacques Carlu. The much-loved French soprano, seen here performing the Dance of the Seven Veils, somehow found time between her two marriages and many leading roles to be an on-and-off mistress to King Alfonso XIII of Spain.


The Sidewalks of New York
Strobridge Litho. Co., c1899 

The gold cure being advertised within the poster was a cure for alcoholism (and any other addiction) which apparently sometimes worked, probably because the method included therapy alongside the medicine. Here’s an interesting article about that.