Tag: Ladies of Theatre

  • Meet the Lady Known as “La Belle”

    Meet the Lady Known as “La Belle”

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    The early 20th century was an era when young women who were willing to flaunt their private “attributes” could win the affection of many men the likes of whom could be stable-boys to kings. Caroline Otéro was one such lady. Men loved her; women were jealous. Meet the women known as “La Belle.”

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Past Article


This story of two Italian lovers during World War I is drawn together with 496 postcards found at a Baltimore postcard show. The couple exchanged cards and letters, pledging eternal love, but they never married.

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