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    • Zoe

    • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879, 1815-1879
    • Portrait of a woman wearing an ornate headband and a long beaded (possibly pearls?) necklace wrapped around the neck multiple times. Zoe was a heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821. She was reputed to be shy until the Turks attacked...
    • Albumen paper print; Portrait; Portrait photography; Headbands; Hair ornaments; Necklaces; Women photographers
    • Ruth St. Denis (Nautch Dance)

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    • Portrait of dancer Ruth St. Denis in her Indian-inspired "Nautch Dance." Though nautch dancing originated in northern Indian temples, over time it progressed to palaces, and eventually to the streets. St. Denis appropriated basic movements from...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Postcards
    • Ruth St. Denis in "Nautch Dance"

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of Ruth St. Denis in her Indian-inspired "Nautch Dance." Though nautch dancing originated in northern Indian temples, over time it progressed to palaces, and eventually to the streets. St. Denis appropriated basic movements from street...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Postcards

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