'The Dollar Princess'
1 portrait matching these criteria:
- subject matching 'Eating and drinking'
'The Dollar Princess'
by Foulsham & Banfield, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1909
3 1/2 in. x 5 3/8 in. (88 mm x 137 mm) overall
Given by Andrew Pain, 2011
Sittersback to top
- Joseph Coyne (1869-1941), American actor. Sitter in 11 portraits.
- Lily Elsie (Mrs Bullough) (1886-1962), Actress and singer. Sitter in 170 portraits.
- Robert Michaelis (1884-1965), Actor and singer. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Gabrielle Ray (Gabrielle Elizabeth Clifford Cook) (1883-1973), Actress and dancer. Sitter in 204 portraits.
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Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (Daly's Theatre, 2 Cranbourn Street, London)
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1909back to top
Current affairsThe American retailer Harry Gordon Selfridge opens the first British custom-built department store on what was then the 'dead end' of Oxford Street. The revolutionary complex, considered the world's largest at the time, transforms shopping, offering diverse amenities including a post office and a library, and modernises the visual face of retailing through innovative window displays.
Art and scienceThe Frenchman Louis Bleriot becomes the first person to cross the English channel by aeroplane, winning the £1,000 prize offered by the Daily Mail, and greeted by cheering crowds at Dover station. Bleriot's flight also showed that England was, as H.G. Wells put it, from a military point of view 'no longer an inaccessible island'.
In dance, Alexandre Benois becomes the first artistic director of Sergey Diaghilev's innovative Ballets Russes.
InternationalThe National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is founded in America to campaign for the rights of African Americans. One of the oldest and most influential civil rights movements, it was founded by a diverse group of individuals from mixed backgrounds, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida Wells-Barnett, Henry Moscowitz and William English Walling.
The Selig Polyscope company sets up the first film studio in Los Angeles.