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Inside Natalie Clifford Barney's Salon at 20, rue Jacob, Paris

Natalie Clifford Barney's Salon at 20, rue Jacob, Paris

Natalie Clifford Barney | natalie clifford barney was born in 1876 into a henry james esque ...

Salon queen

Natalie Barney would become the 20th century’s greatest saloniste. Visitors to her Friday afternoon meetings included Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, James …

Romaine Brooks and Natalie Barney, c. 1935. Natalie wrote: "My queerness is not a vice, is not deliberate, and harms no one." Brava! --in reverence for the dead in Orlando on 6/13/2016

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Poem-A-Day: A Parisian Roof Garden in 1918 by Natalie Clifford Barney

Eva Palmer-Sikelianos (1874 - 1952) was a American bisexual biscuit-fortune heiress who reportedly initiated Natalie Clifford Barney, her lover of many years, into lesbian sex when they were teens. As she was an archeology student in Paris, Eva later met Angelos Sikelianos, a famous Greek poet. The two were introduced by Angelos’s sister, Penelope, and her husband, Raymond Duncan (Isadora’s brother). They married in 1907 and moved to Athens in 1908. In 1927, the two hatched a plan to revive…

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Eva Palmer-Sikelianos (1874 - 1952) was a American bisexual biscuit-fortune heiress who reportedly initiated Natalie Clifford Barney, her lover of many years, into lesbian sex when they were teens. As she was an archeology student in Paris, Eva later met Angelos Sikelianos, a famous Greek poet. The two were introduced by Angelos’s sister, Penelope, and her husband, Raymond Duncan (Isadora’s brother). They married in 1907 and moved to Athens in 1908. In 1927, the two hatched a plan to revive…

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The streets of the world are still, other than the occasional idiot who decides that the chance of driving 95 mph down the center of New York is just too good to pass up. Citizens look out their windows, astonished, as distant hills come into view, the waters of Venice and Paris are looking weirdly …

Liane de Pougy, French courtesan (one of the so-called 'Grande Horizontales'), and a favourite of Albert, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) when in Paris. An actress with the Folies-Bergere, she was not known for her talent, to the point that Sarah Bernhardt advised her to just "keep [her] pretty mouth shut". Openly bisexual, her longest relationship was with American Natalie Clifford Barney. After several short marriages, she ended her life as a Dominican nun, working with disabled…

Liane de Pougy, French courtesan (one of the so-called 'Grande Horizontales'), and a favourite of Albert, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) when in Paris. An actress with the Folies-Bergere, she was not known for her talent, to the point that Sarah Bernhardt advised her to just "keep [her] pretty mouth shut". Openly bisexual, her longest relationship was with American Natalie Clifford Barney. After several short marriages, she ended her life as a Dominican nun, working with disabled…

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" A Nice, se retrouvent certains frères d'Elie, dans la demeure du Comte Prozor où sont organisées des réunions à thèmes philosophiques et hermétiques. Nous pouvons voir les Schwaller, les Celli, les Coton-Alvart, etc... A Paris, ils sont tous les...

Dolly Wilde photo from The Amazon of Letters: The Life and Loves of Natalie Barney.

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Natalie Clifford Barney wrote Adventures de L'Esprite in 1929, in which she drew a "map" composed of over a hundred names of people who had attended her Salon over the years

Natalie Clifford Barney's Salon at 20, rue Jacob, Paris

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Eva Palmer-Sikelianos. Barney's earliest intimate relationship was with Eva Palmer-Sikelianos. In 1893 they became acquainted during summer vacations in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Eva Palmer-Sikelianos. Barney's earliest intimate relationship was with Eva Palmer-Sikelianos. In 1893 they became acquainted during summer vacations in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Natalie Clifford Barney’s Salon at 20, rue Jacob, Paris - photo of Natalie in front of the Temple à l'Amitié and a sitting room/stage inside

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This painting by Carolus-Duran (1887) of Barney at age ten hung on the wall of her salon at 20, Rue Jacob.

This painting by Carolus-Duran (1887) of Barney at age ten hung on the wall of her salon at 20, Rue Jacob.