NELL BRINKLEY 1917 "Love Letters"
Nell Brinkley 1917, 18, 19,, Dec 26, 2007 - 276 pages
Part of a TRILOGY [1919, 1918 and 1917]. OVER 100 ILLUSTRATIONS and interviews with family and friends of Nell. __ Talented NELL BRINKLEY was America's "American Idol," our celebrated romantic writer and illustrator. She was born in Denver just before the 1890's. The "Denver Post" and later the "Denver Times," hired ‚little Smearo.‚ __ She was asked to come to New York as an illustrator and reporter for Hearst's editor Arthur Brisbane at the "New York Evening Journal." Within a few months she became wildly popular with New Yorkers. Within a few months, her talent was adopted as the theme in song and staging as "The Brinkley Girl" at the 1908 Ziegfeld Follies. Her prolific work appeared for over 30 years. Her work was syndicated in newspapers throughout the USA, Paris and the UK. __ Charles Dana Gibson's more formal ‚society Gibson Girls" were replaced by Nell's pretty ‚everyday Brinkley Girls" with their free flowing dresses and curly hair depicting lively feminine beauty.__WOMEN's HISTORY!
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NELL BRINKLEY - 1917 patriotic "Love Letters" - with over 100 ILLUSTRATIONS - distributed by LULU.COM via NELLBRINKLEY.NET
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