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Archive for January 6th, 2009

Found this wonderful drawing of over a dozen different 18th century hairstyles. It includes many that might have been warn by Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire. You must click to see the up-do with the sailing ship on top:

Post at The Duchess of Devonshire’s Gossip Guide to the 18th century

Here is the picture. (DofD Gossip Guide is a fun site to visit, though!)

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I think that posts about Keira Knightley are somewhat off-topic to this blog. I want the focus to be on historical women and women’s rights. Though, for now, while Keira’s star is shining in the world of Georgiana, I found it interesting that she will be working on a new project. While the next one is a period drama, I believe it will be much different…

from The Guardian UK
Jazz age romance of Fitzgerald and Zelda heads for big screen
Keira Knightley to star as Great Gatsby novelist’s wife, with John Curran directing

Excerpt:

Their tempestuous relationship was reputedly the basis for some of his most famous works. Now the story of F Scott Fitzgerald and his novelist wife Zelda Sayre is to made into a Keira Knightley-starring film called The Beautiful and the Damned, reports Variety.

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