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About emmarosemillar

Mum, chocolate maker, author of THE WOMEN FRIENDS: SELINA and the award-winning novel FIVE GUNS BLAZING.

How the Victorian Corset Became a Thing of the Past

Originally posted on Emma Rose Millar:
Photograph of Emilie Floge and Gustav Klimt I recently blogged about celebrated Viennese fashion designer, Emilie Flöge, whose signature loose fitting, wide sleeved dresses featured in many of the paintings by Gustav Klimt. Gustav…

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The Woman Behind Klimt’s Dresses: Emilie Louise Flöge

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Gustav Klimt is perhaps best known for his golden swirls, bejewelled geometrics and glorious shades of lime, tangerine and cherry. His female subjects are draped in Japanese inspired fabrics and delicate mosaic prints. But…

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Viennese Coffee House Culture

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Viennese coffee house culture is renowned the world over, but coffee houses did not begin there. In Mecca, there were several coffee houses in the 12th century, while Europe’s first coffee shop opened in Venice,…

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Gustav Klimt – The Artist and His Models

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Heralded as the greatest genius of his time, Gustav Klimt’s richly patterned landscapes, erotic portraits and allegorical compositions marked him out as a leader of Vienna modernism. Although his landscapes and decorative schemes were highly acclaimed,…

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Back in the Room

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Originally posted on Emma Rose Millar:
Hello everybody. I’m clearing the cobwebs from my much neglected blog. Over the last few months I’ve had my head down and been concentrating on writing, which after all is what writers like to…

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