Pinterest
Lily Elsie                                                                                                                                                      More

Here we see a daring hair style worn by one of the most photographed women of Edwardian times, Lily Elsie's big hit on the London stage was Lehar's "The Merry Widow." Elsie could get away with this short hair style because she was a famed stage actress.

Miss Lily Elsie (1886 - 1962).  On the stage Elsie seemed mysteriously beautiful with her perfect Grecian profile, enormous blue eyes, and hauntingly sad smile.  Tall, cool, and lily-like, she moved with lyrical gestures in a slow-motion grace.

Hey Pretty Lady: Lily Elsie

Lily Elsie April 1886 – 16 December was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era.

1910s fashion, Miss Lily Elsie via Vintage Times                                                                                                                                                      More

Miss Lily Elsie, early century. Popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

The dress!!!  (Lily Elsie)

Lily Elsie - popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era

Lily Elsie (8 April 1886 – 16 December 1962) was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era,

Lily Elsie, a big fan of Lucile. Lily Elsie April 1886 – 16 December was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie, she reminds me of the girl in the mummy.

Vintage Portrait … More

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Leh?r& operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

1898 Sanctuaries, Dreams and Shadows: Lily Elsie, le Belle Epoque Beauty in my series Beauties of le Belle Epoque

Lily Elsie as Sonia, The Merry Widow 1907, draped in fabulous Assuit. Costumes by Lucille.>

Lily Elsie 1911 - what a dress!

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of the operetta The Merry Widow.

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.

VINTAGE BLOG: Lily Elsie

Lily Elsie - Born on 8 April 1886 in Worsley, Lancashire, England (UK). Died on 16 December Birth name was Elsie Cotton.

edwardian drag FTW (lily elsie, edwardian actress)

my-ear-trumpet: “ resmc: “ Lily Elsie. (Cecil Beaton on Lily Elsie.

Miss Lily Elsie by ShutterlyHappy on Flickr. Edwardian

Miss Lily Elsie, Edwardian Lady in Wasn't she beautiful?

Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

So beautiful. Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Lily Elsie (1886-1962) - was a popular English actress/singer during the Edwardian era, best known for the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow. Beginning as a child star in the 1890s, built her reputation in several successful Edwardian musical comedies before her great success in The Merry Widow, opening in 1907. Admired for her beauty & charm on stage, Elsie became one of the most photographed women of Edwardian times.

15 Of The Most Beautiful Women Of 1900s Edwardian Era

Lily Elsie Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

A classic Gibson girl blouse with yards of lace insertion. #edwardian #shirtwaist                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Here is a picture of a woman from the late dressed in classic Gibson Girl attire. Her dress/blouse is all lace, and she has the classic Gibson Girl "pompadour" hairstyle.