Julian Mandel

1872 – 1935 Julian Mandel was the pseudonym of Lucien Waléry, a well known photographer of the same period. It can be confusing that there were two other photographers using the name Walery as well: Count Stanislaw Julian Ostrorog (1830-1890 and his son son Stanislaw Julian Ignacy, Count Ostrorog (1863-1935). Lucien Waléry stands out in the…

Louise Weber and Nina Pattes

Lovely ladies partying, photographed by Achille Delmaet. The models are Louise Weber and Nina Pattes. Louise Weber was a French can-can dancer who performed under the stage name of La Goulue (“the glutton”). She also was referred to as the Queen of Montmartre.