Music cover for Two Marionettes Polka
Music cover for Two Marionettes Polka, composed by May Ostlere. Two puppets (without strings!) are depicted dancing on a small stage, framed by red and gold curtains. A mouse in the lower right corner is imitating them. The female dancer on the left is wearing a frilly bonnet, stripy blouse and spotty apron. The male dancer on the right is dressed in a red and white pierrot costume.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Costume for April 1913
Three effective spring women's clothing. (Left), wrap-around afternoon frock, black Liberty satin contrast is obtained with gold embroidered brocade of the blouse-jacket, finished with tassels. (Middle), blouse being of soft white chiffon with ruffles while a touch of vivid emerald is given in the band meeting in a point above the v-neck. (Right), bolero costume in fine cloth of warm stone colour, there is a touch of Bulgarian embroidery on the shoulders and sleeves.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Red Indian Chief's wife, Eastbourne, Sussex
Phyllis Blackmore, wife of Edward Blackmore, an Eastbourne plumber. Both of them were adopted members of the North American Sioux Indian Tribe. In 1964 Edward travelled to South Dakota to meet the tribe, and during his visit he was made a Chief. He became an international expert on the tribe since first becoming fascinated by the subject in 1919. Phyllis is seen here in Native American Indian costume with a collection of tribal items. Date: 1967
© Mary Evans Picture Library/DAVID LEWIS HODGSON