Lily Elsie was a popular actress and singer in Edwardian days. Her dreamy beauty was captured in scores of photographs. She posed in many beautiful dresses, but none so frequently as the one seen here.
High wire performer Bird Millman O'Day (October 20, 1890 – August 5, 1940), photographed in 1913. She was one of the most celebrated high-wire performers of all time. During the “Golden Age of the American Circus,” she was a premiere attraction performer with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.
Lily Elsie was a popular English actress during the Edwardian era. She was cast in many plays including the popular The Merry Widow. Due to her beauty and charm, she became one of the most photographed women in the Edwardian Era.