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Rosita Collection

Background imageRosita Collection: Rosita Forbes

Rosita Forbes
Joan Rosita Forbes (1890-1967) British traveller and writer. Forbes travelled extensively in the Middle East during 1921, often incognito

Background imageRosita Collection: Tatler cover - Rosita Forbes

Tatler cover - Rosita Forbes
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Rosita Forbes (1893-1967) British traveller and author (later Mrs. A. T. McGrath)

Background imageRosita Collection: Rosita and Ramon at the Midnight Follies by Hynes

Rosita and Ramon at the Midnight Follies by Hynes
The Mexican dancers, Rosita and Ramon wowing audiences with their routines at The Midnight Follies at the Metropole Hotel in 1927. Date: 1927

Background imageRosita Collection: Four costumes representing Maytime Modes. Suggestions

Four costumes representing Maytime Modes. Suggestions for dancers both on and off the stage, 1928, Top left: sophisticated simplicity - a gown of black satin crepe

Background imageRosita Collection: Chicago Chic, fashion statements from 1929

Chicago Chic, fashion statements from 1929. Four girls from the Chicago Company of Follow Thru (top) with Dorothy Daw, Nayan Pearce, Lilian Bind and Olive Olsen

Background imageRosita Collection: Portrait of the ballroom dancing team of Rosita and Ramo

Portrait of the ballroom dancing team of Rosita and Ramon 1931 Date: 1931

Background imageRosita Collection: Rosita Forbes

Rosita Forbes (1890 - 1967), English travel explorer, a week before her marriage to Lieutenant-Colonel A T McGrath. Forbes was noted for her travel writing and exploration of Libya

Background imageRosita Collection: Beauty, brains and breeding 1919

Beauty, brains and breeding 1919
Photographs of society women in 1919, (left to right): Margaret Sheila Mackellar Chisholm (1895 -1969), Lady Loughborough, Australian born wife of Francis Edward Scudamore St Clair-Erskine

Background imageRosita Collection: Rosita Forbes at the Venice Lido

Rosita Forbes at the Venice Lido
Mrs Arthur McGrath, aka the renowned writer, traveller and journalist, Rosita Forbes at the Venice Lido in 1931 surrounded by her husband (in the hat) and Major Mathews and Major Duffus. Date: 1931

Background imageRosita Collection: Mrs Arthur McGrath (Rosita Forbes) on the Riviera, France

Mrs Arthur McGrath (Rosita Forbes) on the Riviera, France, wearing beach pyjamas and a spotted silk coat. Date: 1933

Background imageRosita Collection: Sphere cover - Rosita Forbes

Sphere cover - Rosita Forbes
Front cover of The Sphere magazine featuring a photograph of writer and traveller Rosita Forbes dressed in the costume she wore on her travels to the Senussi in the North African desert

Background imageRosita Collection: Bystander cover featuring Rosita Forbes

Bystander cover featuring Rosita Forbes
Rosita Forbes (1893-1967) British traveller and author (later Mrs. A. T. McGrath), pictured at the time her novel, " Ordinary People" was about to be published. Date: 1931

Background imageRosita Collection: ROSITA FORBES (Mrs Arthur T McGrath) (1890 - 1967), Traveller and explorer in Africa

ROSITA FORBES (Mrs Arthur T McGrath) (1890 - 1967), Traveller and explorer in Africa, author of several travel books

Background imageRosita Collection: Rosita Forbes at Jaghbub crossing the Sahara Desert

Rosita Forbes at Jaghbub crossing the Sahara Desert
Rosita Forbes (1890-1967), English travel writer and explorer at Jaghbub (a remote desert oasis village in the eastern Libyan Desert)

Background imageRosita Collection: Rosita Forbes at the Jewels of Empire ball`

Rosita Forbes at the Jewels of Empire ball`
Miss Rosita Forbes (1893-1967) British traveller, socialite and author (later Mrs A. McGrath) pictured as Rubies at the Jewels of Empire Ball

Background imageRosita Collection: Dancing the Tango on a table

Dancing the Tango on a table
La Belle Otero dancing on a table, acting alongside Paul Franck and Rosita Ritort

Background imageRosita Collection: Miss Rosita Forbes

Miss Rosita Forbes (1893-1967) British traveller and author (later Mrs. McGrath)


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