Category Archives: Died this day

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Pearls: Octave Mirbeau

The great provocateur of French letters, who died 100 years ago today

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Pearls: Octave Mirbeau

The great provocateur of French letters, who died 100 years ago today

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Mysterious corners of shade

Occultist poet Berthe de Courrière, who died 100 years ago today

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Mysterious corners of shade

Occultist poet Berthe de Courrière, who died 100 years ago today

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The Kaiser of Utopia

German writer Paul Scheerbart, who died 100 years ago today

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The Kaiser of Utopia

German writer Paul Scheerbart, who died 100 years ago today

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The quest for Stenbock

David Tibet on the immortal Decadent count, who died on this day in 1895.

Faust

The quest for Stenbock

David Tibet on the immortal Decadent count, who died on this day in 1895.

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Royally buzzed

“Even the mummies stand up and walk when they drink Vin Mariani!”

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Royally buzzed

“Even the mummies stand up and walk when they drink Vin Mariani!”

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Evening colours

Else Lasker-Schüler, who died 70 years ago today

Else Lasker-Schüler preview

Evening colours

Else Lasker-Schüler, who died 70 years ago today

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Ade, altes Frauenzimmer

German actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014)

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Ade, altes Frauenzimmer

German actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014)

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All roads lead to black decay

100 years since the death of Austrian poet Georg Trakl

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All roads lead to black decay

100 years since the death of Austrian poet Georg Trakl

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Marsden Hartley and Robert Indiana salute a German officer who fell 100 years ago today

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KvF

Marsden Hartley and Robert Indiana salute a German officer who fell 100 years ago today

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The voice of hope

Espionage, revolt and scandal in the life and death of Syrian singer Asmahan

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The voice of hope

Espionage, revolt and scandal in the life and death of Syrian singer Asmahan

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Pearls: Ludwig II

A full moon, Friday the 13th supplication from Montesquiou’s “13th Caesar” a.k.a. Rex Luna

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Pearls: Ludwig II

A full moon, Friday the 13th supplication from Montesquiou’s “13th Caesar” a.k.a. Rex Luna

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Dress-down Friday: Rachilde

Cross-dressing as subversion – or penny-pinching

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Dress-down Friday: Rachilde

Cross-dressing as subversion – or penny-pinching

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Enemy of the average

Gathering strange flowers from Lotusland to Berlin

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Enemy of the average

Gathering strange flowers from Lotusland to Berlin

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Dress-down Friday: Stephen Tennant

“I just go on looking at them in a dream of bliss…”

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Dress-down Friday: Stephen Tennant

“I just go on looking at them in a dream of bliss…”