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Tag Archives: milliners

Season’s Cheer

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This charming Christmas greeting is from the studio celebrity milliner, Mr John of New York.  It shows Mr John Pico John on the left, a… More


Sights you shouldn’t miss

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Sights you shouldn’t miss is the name given to the felt cap shown in this photograph by its creator, celebrity milliner Mr John of New York.… More


Roses of Romance

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This photograph from the studio of New York celebrity milliner Mr John shows one of his high profile clients, the third Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney,… More


Roses of Romance

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This photograph from the studio of New York celebrity milliner Mr John shows one of his high profile clients, the third Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney,… More


Salon de printemps

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Mr John’s designs were often inspired by his knowledge of art history and in this photograph the model poses in front of a reproduction of… More


Crystal Room

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Crystal Room is the title of the feathered cocktail hat in this photograph from the studio of New York celebrity milliner, Mr John. The photograph… More


Tiaras for two

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This photograph from the studio of New York celebrity milliner Mr John shows two of his high profile clients, Maggie NcNellis and the third Mrs… More


Be my Valentine ( the model’s story)

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This photograph shows New York celebrity milliner, Mr John, with model Elaine Johannsen who is wearing a panne cap with heart-shaped decorations. The hat was… More


Allure

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Allure was the name Mr John gave to the silk cocktail hat worn by the model in this photograph. Along with Kiss of Flowers, Lucretia… More


Dangerous Leopard

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Dangerous Leopard is the name that New York celebrity milliner, Mr John, gave to the ensemble of leopard skin and feather hat with matching gloves… More


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