Variety Theatre, Monte Saldo
English born Monte Saldo 1879 - 1949 (real name A. M. Woolaston). Strong-man, Gymnast and also an artists' model. Here he is photographed in various statuesque classical poses as well as in the more traditional strong-man guise, complete with the obligatory off the shoulder leopard skin number.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
1879, 1949, Classical, English, Gymnast, Historical, History, Leopard, Model, Monte, Poses, Saldo, Shoulder, Skin, Statuesque, Strong Man, Variety, Woolaston
Black basalt reliefs from Kapara's Palace. Tell Halaf
Black basalt reliefs depicting an archer, archer with lion, knight, figure with a sickle, bird, knight in armor, dogs running, palm, leopard, fishing, gathering the harvest, gryphon, slinger and battle with the enemy. They are part of the 187 reliefs of the base of the south wall of the Palace of King Kapara. 10th century BC. From Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana. British Museum. London. United Kingdom.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
Lee Bender - English designer
Lee Bender, English manufacturer and designer of 'Lee Cecil clothes'. She wears a white leopard printed coney for shopping at her local greengrocers in Great Tichfield Street. Bender went on to found the incredibly successful chain of women's fashion shops, Bus Stop. Date: 1966
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
1960s, 1966, 60s, Bender, Clothes, Clothing, Coat, Coney, Designer, Designers, English, Fashion, Great, Greengrocers, Grocery, Historical, History, Lee, Leopard, Manufacturer, Printed, Shopping, Sixties, Street, Style, Stylish, Swinging, Tichfield