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Moa Mandu & Erwin Osen (friends of Egon Schiele), 1910

Moa Mandu & Erwin Osen (friends of Egon Schiele), 1910

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By Jupp Wiertz

By Jupp Wiertz

Dec
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The taste for novel-reading is like that for liquor or opium. It is never satiated. It grows with gratification. A confirmed novel-reader is almost as difficult to reform as a confirmed inebriate or opium-eater. The influence upon the mind is most damaging and pernicious.
— John Harvey Kellogg, “Solitary Vice” in Plain Facts for Old and Young (1882)
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Margo Lion

Margo Lion

Sep
22nd
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An 1894 photo of 2 unidentified women with Hugo von Hofmannsthal (in hat), Richard Beer-Hofmann (bottom left), Arthur Schnitzler (top right, on whose Traumnovelle the movie Eyes Wide Shut was based), and Felix Salten (bottom right, author of the children’s story Bambi and the pornographic Josephine Mutzenbacher) 

An 1894 photo of 2 unidentified women with Hugo von Hofmannsthal (in hat), Richard Beer-Hofmann (bottom left), Arthur Schnitzler (top right, on whose Traumnovelle the movie Eyes Wide Shut was based), and Felix Salten (bottom right, author of the children’s story Bambi and the pornographic Josephine Mutzenbacher

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Richard Beer-Hofmann

Richard Beer-Hofmann

Dec
30th
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Friedrich Schelling (1854)

Friedrich Schelling (1854)

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Jean Rhys

Jean Rhys

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Anna Mahler

Anna Mahler

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Hedy Lamarr (from Life.com photo archive) http://www.inventions.org/culture/female/lamarr.html

Hedy Lamarr (from Life.com photo archive) http://www.inventions.org/culture/female/lamarr.html