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.

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This photo of movie star Evelyn Nesbit by Rudolf Eickemeyer eventually became the face of Anne. Lucy Maud Montgomery cut out the picture of the flower girl and hung it on the wall of her room.

This photo of movie star Evelyn Nesbit by Rudolf Eickemeyer eventually became the face of Anne. Lucy Maud Montgomery cut out the picture of the flower girl and hung it on the wall of her room.

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 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'.

silent–era:  Evelyn Nesbit, early 1900s

silent–era: Evelyn Nesbit, early 1900s

CORRECTION: This is Thisbe (1900), not Evelyn Nesbit. Both very beautiful women. ♥

L'ancienne cour -soyouthinkyoucansee: Evelyn Nesbitt -

CORRECTION: This is Thisbe (1900), not Evelyn Nesbit. Both very beautiful women. ♥

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 --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.

Evelyn Nesbit, Beautiful Bouquet by Chickeyonthego, via Flickr

Evelyn Nesbit, Beautiful Bouquet by Chickeyonthego, via Flickr

Evelyn Nesbit

Evelyn Nesbit

Evelyn Nesbit

Evelyn Nesbit

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.

Evelyn Nesbit (1884-1967) Her career began in her early teens in Philadelphia and continued in New York, where she posed for a cadre of respected artists of the era, James Carroll Beckwith, Frederick S. Church, and notably Charles Dana Gibson, who idealized her as a "Gibson Girl".

Evelyn Nesbit (1884-1967) Her career began in her early teens in Philadelphia and continued in New York, where she posed for a cadre of respected artists of the era, James Carroll Beckwith, Frederick S. Church, and notably Charles Dana Gibson, who idealized her as a "Gibson Girl".

Evelyn Nesbit...wrote those wonderful English children's books....maybe she came to the night circus ...her imagination would have loved it.

Evelyn Nesbit...wrote those wonderful English children's books....maybe she came to the night circus ...her imagination would have loved it.

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