Evelyn Nesbit. Giant hat. Ragtime musical. All for the win.

Evelyn Nesbit (Theatrical Cabinet Card) The woman that caused a scandal that left one very famous man dead.She has a very interesting history.

American Gilded Age and beyond - show girl, dancer, and artist model, Evelyn Nesbit, (1884-1967).  A posed theatrial cabinet card view c.1901, of Nesbit holding a cat. The cat was, "The Florodora - (dance troupe) Mascot". Photograph taken at: Otto Sarony Studio, NYC. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Original Image:  Harvard University)

Evelyn Nesbit American model and actress. At Age Labeled "The Florodora Mascot.' Photograph by Otto Sarony Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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Model for the Gibson Girls illustrations Evelyn Nesbit (December 1884 – January was an American artists' model and chorus girl, noted for her entanglement in the murder of her ex-lover, architect Stanford White, by her first husband, Harry Kendall Thaw.

Violinist, late 1800s. I'm always fascinated by how serious people look in old photographs.

:::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::: Cabinet photo of a young violinist from New York and a very handsome one at that!-c 1900

Evelyn Nesbit

Evelyn Nesbit Thaw and boy (likely her son Russell William Thaw), portrait photograph by Arnold Genthe, 1913

Evelyn Nesbit

EVELYN NESBIT (December 1884 – January was the professional name of Florence Evelyn Nesbit, a popular American chorus girl and artists’ model whose liaison with renowned architect Stanford White immortalized her as "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing.

1912 - evelyn nesbit

Sometimes even seemingly plain faces can be incredibly interesting. The girl in the red velvet swing and involved in the crime of the century.