dachelle: (carl camera)
[personal profile] dachelle
I can't show you my house yet, but I can show you a few things I bought to go in my house.

I've decided to go with a bit of an "old Hollywood" feel in my bedroom, and to this end I've purchased the following photos:





This is a picture of Irene Castle, a famous ballroom dancer from the early 1900s. I saw a picture of her in the National Portrait Gallery at the NALP reception last week that I fell in love with, and although I couldn't find that particular photo, I saw this one and knew I needed to have it. I love the action of the shot.







These are small vintage photos of three silent movie actresses: Marian Nixon, Margaret Gibson, and Maude Fealy. I didn't know of any of the actresses before buying the pictures - they were suggested in related results when I was looking for pictures of Irene Castle on eBay, and they all had faces that interested me in some way. If you read any bio, read Margaret Gibson's - I can't believe her story hasn't been made into a movie yet. I'm going to frame these and put them on my dresser.



The bellydancer should be self-explanatory, right?



Another silent film actress, Blanche Sweet. This one will likely go in my living room. I loved the Art Deco feel of it.

I also plan on getting a couple of vintage British Rail and/or London Underground posters. I want this one of Blackpool for my bathroom. I'm hoping someone gets it for me as a housewarming present. *fingers crossed*

If you're wondering, what about Peter and Carl? - don't worry :-) I of course have framed photos of me and Carlos to go on my shelves, and I've framed my Peter tickets to go in the guest bedroom. My Libs second album poster might go in there as well. I have to look at the wall space.
From:
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
User
Account name:
Password:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
Subject:
HTML doesn't work in the subject.

Message:

 
Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.

Profile

dachelle: (Default)
dachelle

June 2017

S M T W T F S
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18 192021222324
252627282930 

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Jul. 23rd, 2017 12:51 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios