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Postcards of 'La Milo' [i.e. Pansy Montague], ca. 1906

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Postcards of 'La Milo' [i.e. Pansy Montague], ca. 1906

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PXB 479

Record identifier

1bGdWzrY

Postcards of 'La Milo' [i.e. Pansy Montague], ca. 1906

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Postcards of 'La Milo' [i.e. Pansy Montague], ca. 1906

Full title

Postcards of 'La Milo' [i.e. Pansy Montague], ca. 1906

Date

Sydney : States Publishing Co., [ca. 1906]

Call Numbers

PXB 479

Record Identifier

1bGdWzrY
Physical Description

Contents

6 photomechanical prints - 13.8 x 8.6 cm - postcards, duotone

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A series of six postcards, produced in an early duo-tone process, showing 'La Milo' in a variety of poses. In some of the postcards she appears semi-nude. She is draped in a sheer piece of fabric which is draped in a different way in each photograph. In some of the photographs a blossom tree and branches are used as props.

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Full title

Postcards of 'La Milo' [i.e. Pansy Montague], ca. 1906

NOTES

Date note

Dated by Curator of Photographs, Mitchell Library, November 2010

Description source

Postcards titled 'La Milo'

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Jane Lennon, Ancanthe, November 2010

Administrative / Biographical history

'La Milo' or 'The Modern Milo' were the stage names of the pose plastique performer Pansy Montague. She first appeared on stage at the Alexandra Theatre in Melbourne ca. 1900. In 1905, 'The Modern Milo' presented a 'Fac-simile of Ancient and Modern Statuary and Sculpture' in a series of poses plastiques for Harry Rickards's variety theatres. In 1906 she went to England where under the name 'La Milo' she began a long theatrical career.

Reference:
Dictionary of Australian Artists Online. http://www.daao.org.au/ (accessed 31 December 2010)...

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PXB 479

Record Identifier

1bGdWzrY

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915752

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