Madame Yevonde: Society Women as Goddesses

Be original or die.  There are worse lines to live by, but this was the credo of surreal, creative photographer Madame Yevonde.  These photos are from her ‘Goddesses‘ series.

Lady Anne Rhys as Flora

The Honorable Mrs Bryan Guinness as Venus

Lady Milbanke as Penthelisa, Queen of the Amazons

Mrs Richard Hart-Davis as Ariel

Baroness Gagern as Europa

Lady Bridgett Poulett as Arethusa

Lady Michael Balcon as Minerva

Images by Madame Yevonde via vintage everyday.

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