Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan is now usually pictured in her revealing costumes, but in her day she was chic
Mata Hari (1876-1917) was frequently featured in all the most fashionable periodicals.
Vaslav Nijinsky and Ida Rubinstein in Scheherazade, Paris, 1910.
Schéhérazade is a ballet in one act with choreography by
Michael Fokine, libretto by Benois, music by Rimsky-Korsakov and design by
Leon Bakst. Premiered 4 June 1910 by
Sergei Diaghilev Ballets Russes at the Paris Opera.
Parachute jump from the Eiffel Tower [Gaston Hervie demonstrates his parachute design in a public display at the Eiffel Tower. Hervieu had used a dummy for his demonstration], February 23rd, 1911 (unknown photographer)