A Life by Design: The Art and Lives of Florence Broadhurst
Florence Broadhurst, the one-time chanteuse of Shanghai, Bond Street salon owner, world-renowned wallpaper designer and Sydney socialite, lived a life steeped in subterfuge and deception. Here, for the first time, we get a glimpse at the fascinating woman behind the hand- printed brocades.
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