Peter O’Toole, ca. 1950.
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Artist Model in Mucha’s Paris Studio, 1899.
Photo by Alphonse Mucha
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Dorothy Sebastian, Joan Crawford, Our Dancing Daughters, Harry Beaumont, 1928
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James N. Doolittle 
Marlene Dietrich 
c. 1931
From The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
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Edvard Munch - Moonlight by the Sea (Mondschein am Meer), 1912
Woodcut on wove paperKunsthaus Zürich
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Richard Avedon and Audrey Hepburn on the set of Funny Face, 1956.
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Her Serene Highness Princess Victoria Mary of Teck, Duchess of York in 1893.
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extreme gaiety; merriment.

Etymology: from Middle French gaillard - lively, vigourous; a lively dance.

[James R. Eads]


Cary Grant in “Gunga Din (1939)”.
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Cary Grant
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Aux courses.
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“Madame C.J. Walker…with her niece Anjetta Breedlove, Alice Kelby and Lucy Flint, forewoman and secretary at the Madame C.J. Company.”
Madame C.J. Walker was born 146 years ago today on December 23, 1867. In 1906, Walker and her husband moved from Louisiana to Colorado, where she started making and marketing hair products for African-American women. Walker’s products included the “Wonderful Hair Grower” and the hot comb.  
Walker broke many new grounds during her lifetime. She became the first woman to sell products via mail order; the first woman to have her own beauty school, and the first to have chain of beauty parlors throughout the United States, South America, and the Caribbean. In 1914, Walker’s company grossed more than a million dollars. Not only was she the first African-American millionaire, Walker also became the first self-made female millionaire. For more information on Madame C.J. Walker and her legacy, visit Digital Schomburg. 
Photo Credit: NYPL Digital Collection 

Who wouldn’t want to get in a car with these ladies??
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Berthe Morisot (French, 1841-1895), La Leçon de dessin (Berthe Morisot, dessinant avec sa fille) (The Drawing Lesson [Berthe Morisot Drawing with Her Daughter]), 1889, drypoint on paper
Portland Art Museum
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Empress Maria Feodorovna with her sister Alexandra the Princess of Wales in 1892 at Fredensborg Palace.
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Theda Bara and Ben Deeley in East Lynne (Bertram Bracken, 1916)
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Canvas  by  andbamnan