Yva (Else)


Else Ernestine Neuländer-Simon (1900 – 1944) was a German Jewish photographer renowned for her dreamlike, multiple exposed images. She became a leading photographer in Berlin during the Weimar Republic.She used the names Yva and Yva Else Simon in her work as photographer. In 1925, Neuländer established her own photographic studio using the professional pseudonym Yva in a favorable location, near the avenue of Kurfürstendamm. In 1926,…

Polaire (1874-1939)


Pauline Emilie-Marie Bouchard (1874-1939), stagename Polaire/Miss Polaire (Pole Star) was a French singer and actress. Toulouse Lautrec portrayed her on a magazine cover in 1895, making a name for herself she tried her luck in New York without succes. When she returned to Paris she went on to act in serious theatre. Friend of the…

Diana Slip by Jean Moral


1920 – 1940 This French lingerie company from around 1930 was owned by Léon Vidal. Many photographers took photos for this company. In this post photographer Jean Moral is featured. To see the works from other photographers view here. Jean Moral

Diana Slip by Roger schall


1920 – 1940 This French lingerie company from around 1930 was owned by Léon Vidal. Many photographers took photos for this company. In this post photographer Roger Schall is featured. To see the works from other photographers view here. Roger Schall

Diana Slip by Ostra


1920 – 1940 This French lingerie company from around 1930 was owned by Léon Vidal. Many photographers took photos for this company. In this post photographers, Jacques and Charles Biederer (Ostra Studio) are featured. To see the works from other photographers view here. Ostra Studio

Diana Slip by Brassaï


1920 – 1940 This French lingerie company from around 1930 was owned by Léon Vidal. Many photographers took photos for this company. In this post photographer Brassaï (Gyula Halász) is featured. To see the works from other photographers view here. Brassaï