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Gauze Country: 1933

Gauze Country: 1933

New York circa 1933. "Elizabeth Duncan dancers." Diaphanously draped, ready for a sun-dappled dip. 4x5 nitrate negative by Arnold Genthe. View full size.

 

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I'd guess these young ladies would be arrested if they paraded along a beach in those outfits.

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This wispy picture could use a graceful swan or two floating on the lake to add to the ethereal feel and enhance the romance. Feel free to draw in your own.

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