Wonder Women in History.
There are 18 Entities related to this resource.
Elssler, Fanny, 1810-1884
Fanny Elssler (1810-1884) was an Austrian ballerina of the Romantic Period. She introduced theatricalized folk dance (character dance) into ballet. She was celebrated for her spirited, spectacular dancing and for her technique, especially her point work. Fanny Elssler died in Vienna on 27 November 1884....
Madame Récamier, 1777-1849
La Motte, Jeanne de Saint-Rémy de Valois, comtesse de, 1756-1791
Anna Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury, 1642-1702
Pompadour, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, marquise de, 1721-1764
Madame de Brinvilliers, 1630-1676
Madame Du Barry
Mademoiselle Rachel, 1821-1858
Robinson, Mary, 1758-1800
The Beautiful Perdita. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Sir Peter Burrell. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655533 ...
Sand, George, 1804-1876
George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin Dudevant) was a French author. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1829-1872. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590144 George Sand was the pseudonym of Mme. Dudevant. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1857, 1875, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886629 George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin Dudevant ) was a Frenc...
Ninon de l'Enclos, Anne
Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849
Marguerite Gardiner, countess of Blessington, Irish-born British writer. Best remembered for her Journal of Conversations with Lord Byron, she was active in British literary circles of the first half of the 19th century. From the guide to the Lady Blessington manuscript material : 92 items, 1820-1849, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Irish writer and wife of the Earl of Blessington. From the description of L...
Chevreuse, Marie de Rohan, duchesse de, 1600-1679
Marie de Rohan was involved with major court intrigues during the reign of Louis XIII, King of France. From the description of [Letter 1637] juil. 17 [to] Monsieur le cardinal / m de Rohan. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 320955780 ...
Lecouvreur, Adrienne, 1692-1730
French actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [the Countess Aurora Konigs March, Mother of Maurice de Saxe], 1721 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864538 French tragic actress. From the description of Autograph letter unsigned : Paris, to the uncle of the dramatist, Alexis Piron, 1730 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598268 ...
Beauharnais, Josephine de, 1763-1814
Gwyn, Nell, 1650-1687
Actress and mistress of Charles II. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1685 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890462 From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1680 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890456 From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1681 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890458 ...
Cleveland, Barbara Villiers Palmer, Duchess of, 1641-1709
Barbara Villiers was the mistress of Charles II of England, who fathered five of her children, including Anne Fitzroy who is the subject of this lettter. Anne had married Thomas Lennard, Earl of Sussex on Aug. 11, 1674 when she was only 13 years old. Villiers was created Duchess of Cleveland by Charles II. From the description of [Letter] 1703 May 22 [to] Sir Thomas Dyke / Cleveland. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 190683958 ...