Cigarettes original vintage advertisement. There is a portrait of Johnny Farrell and his endorsement; he was National Open Golf Champion for 1928.
Martha Graham (1894-1991) was an American dancer and coreographer named “Picasso of dance” due to her particular and modern influence on dance and also known as the mother of modern dance.
Barbara Morgan (1900-1992) was an american photographer best known for her photos of modern dancers.
From 1936 to 1940 she photographed more than forty professionals dancers and choreographers.
Eddie South (1904-1962) was an American violinist. He began his career in the 1920’s working in such Chicago bands as Jimmy Wade’s Syncopators, the Charlie Elgar Band, and Erskine Tate.
He was impressed by Gipsy melodies and used these in his jazz improvisations.
He worked with Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.
Original vintage advertisement with caricature and autograph of Maurice Chevalier.
Maurice Auguste Chevalier (1888-1972) was a French actor and singer. He became a star of musical comedy between 20’s and 30’s.
Mary Louise Brooks (1906-1985) was a dancer, showgirl and silent film actress best known for her bobbed haircut, easily related to “flapper style”.
A fashion journalist described her with these words: ““Camellia skin, dark eyes and black silky hair, lucid like a Chinese varnish”.
She had an independent soul and after her career as an actress she started to write and paint until her death on 1985.
Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was a photographer born in Berlin and raised in the United States.
He was best known for his photos of San Francisco’s Chinatown and San Francisco’s earthquake in 1906.
Intrigued by San Francisco’s Chinatown, he shot lots of photographs documenting life there before and after the destruction of the city in 1906.