Xeni Jardin at 3:58 pm Thu, Mar 7, 2013
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"A bit of gossip." Scanned and shared on Flickr by Alan Mays, whose photo stream is full of wonderful old ads and ephemera from the 20th and 19th century US.
Previously: "Our lady of telephones."
Harper? Is that you?
Somebody really doesn’t get the concept of a calendar girl. It’s just not about the big hair.
If I’d known that’s where the microphone goes, I’d spend a lot more time on the phone.
She’s on the phone with her cardiologist, but he just hears a murmur.
My guess is that she’s hearing her audiologist telling her: “You’re right, that shirt isn’t too loud.”
You getting a new hairstyle, Xeni?
The kites! Release the kites, Igor!!
Overly Attached Girlfriend, 1913 edition.
The Cinderella story of a shop girl who would become the Bride of Frankenstein.
That’s no lady, just look at the decadence and perversity of her bare wrists. My god, she’s showing half her forearms! No respectable woman would be caught in such a dress outside of her boudoir.
Sometimes a telephone is just a telephone.
I remember her! From the Eraserhead poster!
I take it she is a ventriloquist?
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