Ruth St Denis, 1913 - Baron Adolph de Meyer.

Adolph Gayne de Meyer Ruth St Denis in The Courtesan from Omika - USA - 1913 Nippon-Graph

Jeanne Eagles by Baron De Meyer

Jeanne Eagels by Baron Adolph de Meyer, Jeanne Eagels was an American actress on Broadway and in several motion pictures. She was a former Ziegfeld Follies Girl who went on to greater fame on Broadway and in the emerging sound films.

Fringed gown by Balenciaga, "Harper's Bazaar", September 1939. Photo by George Hoyningen-Huene.

Fringed Gown by Balenciaga "Harper's Bazaar" September 1939 / photo by George Hoyningen-Huene

Actress Jeanne Eagels wearing a dress in black Georgette crepe, by Cheruit, with six trains and stripes of beads, with black shoes with jeweled buckles, holding an ostrich feather .

Actress Jeanne Eagels wearing a dress in black Georgette crepe, by Cheruit, with six trains and stripes of beads, with black shoes with jeweled buckles, holding an ostrich feather . by Baron Adolph de Meyer

Photo by Baron de Meyer, 1919.Helen Lyons, standing slightly turned, lifting her arms and wearing a dress and matching cape by Boue Soeurs, of embroidered batiste, pleated net, baby Irish rose point and Venetian point laces, with ribbon sash and ties. Baron de Meyer

Baron Adolf de Meyer - Model Helen Lyons Wearing a Dress and Matching Cape by Boue Soeurs, in Vogue, April … from Edward Steichen: Lives in Photography, by Todd Brandow and William A.

Some Bright Young People, 1931, including Elizabeth Ponsonby (far left). In 1920s London, as the Jazz Age blossomed, an eclectic set of young socialites issued in an era of irresponsibility and gilded fun. Known as the Bright Young People, this group of aristocrats, middle class adventurers and bohemian artists lived large and furnished the press with a stream of snippets and invented "youth culture."

Some Bright Young People at an 'American' party, including Elizabeth Ponsonby (far left)

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