Cover stars

Your cut-out-and-keep guide to Strange Flowers’ cover stars:

OteroEveryNight

Otero, every night

Bum

Bum fun

quotes

strange flowers in literature

HadrianCorvoCorvo as Hadrian VII

welbeck

William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck’s Welbeck Abbey

Yeats

“Tattwa” cards by W. B. Yeats

Pollitt

Herbert Charles Pollitt a.k.a. Diane de Rougy

mathildeMissy

TilkeMax Tilke’s Oriental Costumes: Their Designs and Colors

Simeon

Simeon Solomon

hilma

Hilma af Klint

georgina

Georgina Berkeley

lotiPierre Loti

Claire

Claire Waldoff

foujita

Foujita

dandy

The Dandy’s Perambulations

 

fancy dress

Fancy balls

kaspar

Kaspar Hauser

Kupffer

Elisàr von Kupffer

Asmahan

Asmahan in Gharam wa intiqam

Wittgenstein

Haus Wittgenstein

Menschen

Das Leben der Menschen

Sebastian

Sebastian Droste in Algol

 

Étienne de Beaumont

The Pleasure Garden

collage

La Belle Otero

 

Munich

 

Jacques Vaché

Lucia Joyce

 

Sissi (specifically, Sissi’s horses)

Arthur Cravan

 

Raymond Roussel

Belle Époque

Brian Howard

Jean Lorrain

Kaspar Hauser

Fearless Nadia

Lady Hester Stanhope

Kabuki

Edith Sitwell

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