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Madame Yevonde's Goddesses photographs

Portraits by Madame Yevonde (1893-1975) of Society beauties that made up her 'Goddesses and others' exhibition held in July 1935 and publicised the opening of her new studio in Berkeley Square. Created using the Vivex Carbro colour process involving three negatives, Yevonde dressed and styled society figures of the day as subjects from Greek and Roman Mythology. Women such as Mrs Michael Balcon (wife of the film director), Lady Malcolm Campbell, (wife of the speed racer) and Lady Bridget Poulett (daughter of Earl Poulett) were styled to appear as figures from a mythical time such as Arethusa - Goddess of Fountains, the weeping Niobe, and Minerva - Goddess of War.

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