EVELYN NESBIT – Known to millions before her 16th birthday in 1900, Evelyn was the most photographed woman of her era, an iconic figure who set the standard for female beauty. Her jealous millionaire husband, Harry K. Thaw, killed her lover, Stanford White, the architect of much of New York. She found herself at the center of the Crime of the Century and the star of a great courtroom drama.

EVELYN NESBIT – Known to millions before her 16th birthday in 1900, Evelyn was the most photographed woman of her era, an iconic figure who set the standard for female beauty. Her jealous millionaire husband, Harry K. Thaw, killed her lover, Stanford White, the architect of much of New York. She found herself at the center of the Crime of the Century and the star of a great courtroom drama.

Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr, Evelyn Nesbit, c. 1901

Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr, Evelyn Nesbit, c. 1901

Evelyn Nesbit theatrical cabinet card by Otto Sarony, 1901.

Evelyn Nesbit theatrical cabinet card by Otto Sarony, 1901.

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Murder on the Roof – Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, and the Trial of the Century

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Evelyn Nesbit (December 25, 1884 – January 17, 1967) was the professional name of Florence Evelyn Nesbit, a popular American chorus girl and artists’ model whose liaison with renowned architect Stanford White immortalized her as "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing."

Evelyn Nesbit (December 25, 1884 – January 17, 1967) was the professional name of Florence Evelyn Nesbit, a popular American chorus girl and artists’ model whose liaison with renowned architect Stanford White immortalized her as "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing."

Evelyn Nesbit the face that launched a lot of misery, or not. One thing's for certain she figures largely and beautifully in E. L. Doctorow's excellent, lyrical novel 'Ragtime'.

Evelyn Nesbit the face that launched a lot of misery, or not. One thing's for certain she figures largely and beautifully in E. L. Doctorow's excellent, lyrical novel 'Ragtime'.

vintage everyday: 20 Early Portraits of a Young Evelyn Nesbit – America's First Supermodel

vintage everyday: 20 Early Portraits of a Young Evelyn Nesbit – America's First Supermodel

I think it was Evelyn Nesbit photographs that inspired LM Montgomery to write Anne of Green Gables.

I think it was Evelyn Nesbit photographs that inspired LM Montgomery to write Anne of Green Gables.

silent–era:  Evelyn Nesbit, early 1900s

silent–era: Evelyn Nesbit, early 1900s

Evelyn Nesbit

Evelyn Nesbit

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