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.
Dinner dress of Mrs. Clow of Banbury, England - ca. 1895 - Cream lace on black silk, with sequins & tulle - all handworked.
To be fair, some bureaucratic forms of Socialism have prioritized production over humanity, but bureaucratic Socialism only ever existed in politically unstable countries - destabilized by capitalist imperialism