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Marion Morehouse, in the apartment of Conde Nast, wearing a beaded white chiffon dress by Chanel, and ankle-strap shoes by Delman, photo by Edward Steichen, 1927

"Marion Morehouse, in the apartment of Condé Nast, wearing a beaded white chiffon dress by Chanel and ankle-strap shoes by Delman, – The First “Supermodel”

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The flapper: short bobbed or shingled hair, straight loose knee-length dresses with a dropped waistline, silk or rayon stockings with garters, heavy makeup, and long beaded necklaces. Flappers are also associated with Jazz and dances like the Charleston.

Old Rags - Chanel Blue Silk Ombre Fringe Evening Dress & Boa, 1926.  worn by Marion Morehouse, wife of E. E. Cummings.

Old Rags - Chanel Blue Silk Ombre Fringe Evening Dress & Boa, worn by Marion Morehouse, wife of E.

Steichen, Vogue 1928

Vogue - September 1928 - Lee Miller Wears Jay Thorpe Poster Print by Edward Steichen at the Condé Nast Collection

Edward Steichen, Marion Morehouse and Helen Lyon, masks by the illustrator W.T. Benda, 1926

model marion morehouse [in bouffant dress] + actress helen lyons [in long sleeve dress] - dresses by Kargère + masks by the illustrator W. Benda - photo by edward steichen

Edward Steichen, Marion Morehouse, in beaded Chanel Gown, 1925 © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis.

fantomas-en-cavale:Edward Steichen- Marion Morehouse en robe Chanel, 1924 Those beads were glass, and sequins were made out of metal then -- it must have weighed a ton

Favorite picture of all time.

This is a picture of a little person, Edward Garrett, who played a baby in the farce "The Little Stranger" on Broadway. So, the picture is not as weird as it looks. It is a picture of a man, not a child.

#gentlemen ~ETSSg33= Me SweEts

Bride Winifred Radford and her father, singer Robert Radford 12 April 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London wedding bride london fashion Winifred Radford Radford Radford April 1920 National Portrait Gallery London Portrait Gallery London

On the Trail of the ‘Elusive’ Lillian and Marion Morehouse.

Unraveling the Genealogical Mysteries of the World's First Supermodel, by Rob Couteau.

On the Trail of the ‘Elusive’ Lillian and Marion Morehouse.

Unraveling the Genealogical Mysteries of the World's First Supermodel, by Rob Couteau.

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