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Evelyn Nesbit. One of Charles Dana Gibson's models. Also notorious as the "girl on the red velvet swing," mistress of Stanford White. White was murdered by Nesbit's obsessive husband, Harry K. Thaw.

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

Evelyn Nesbit, la modella da cui prese ispirazione Lucy Maud Montgomery per la protagonista del romanzo 'Anna dai capelli rossi'

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

The beautiful Evelyn Nesbit was at the center of a massive murder mystery. The scandal produced what was called "The Trial of the Century!" Here she is in happier times.

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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."

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Evelyn Nesbit theatrical cabinet card by Otto Sarony, 1901.

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