A brief history of lace

A brief history of lace

Dancer Edmonde Guydens dancing at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris in a costume made of lace. (Photo by Rahma/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). February everyday: Vintage Photos of Cabaret Dancers from

Moulin Rouge dancer, c. 1890

hand tinted photograph of an unknown Moulin Rouge dancer In Paris, France, circa by Joseph Oller in 1889 in the district of Pigalle on Boulevard de Clichy in Paris, the Moulin Rouge is known as the birthplace of the dance known as the "Can Can.

Outdoor Tables at the Moulin Rouge Cabaret

The elephant in the Moulin Rouge gardens. Females were not permitted entry, only gentlemen who wished to pay to see the exotic belly dancers inside the elephants belly

Hell's Café 19th-century Montmartre neighborhood like the Marais on the Right Bank of the Seine. With plaster lost souls writhing on its walls and a bug eyed devil's head for a front door, le Café de l'Enfer  According to one 1899 visitor, the café's doorman in a Satan suit welcomed diners with the greeting, "Enter and be damned!" Hell's waiters also dressed as devils. An order for three black coffees spiked with cognac

Cabaret de l’Enfer (commonly known as Hell's Cafe), where late Century Parisans drank around a caldron, male and female ‘devil musicians’ entertained them, were greeted by a gentleman in a satan suit at the door, and ‘red imps’ served them drinks.

Mouling Rouge~La Goulue  [http://www.aloj.us.es/galba/monograficos/lautrec/Goulue_referencia.htm]

Moulin Rouge~La Goulue-dancer and muse. Often painted by Toulouse Lautrec. ~Via Pamela Scott

Classic Cancan: Moulin Rouge 1960s

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