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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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Artistic License

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.

Big Screen Bound?

Maybe they were just a few years early for the O Brother Where Art Thou auditions.

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