1907 - La Milo - Miss Pansy Montague
7th August 1907
Actress and ‘living statue’ Pansy Montague was born in 1885, Melbourne, Australia. She came to Europe in 1906 and starred in Coventry Pageant on the 7th of August 1907.
She rode a horse for five hours in pink ‘fleshings’ under chiffon drapery and lengthy wig before 150,000 spectators, including at least one incensed clergyman. Read more about Pansy at the Australian Portrait Gallery.
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