Quotes about edwardian (9 Quotes)



    One particular image of an Edwardian woman captured my imagination, ... The movement of the dress as she promenaded along the seafront provided the inspiration for the historical references and sculptured forms in the design.


    (The front hall) was redesigned in the 1920s. So you have that wonderful juxtaposition of that with this marvelous art deco vestibule before walking into this marvelous Edwardian front hall. ... You can see all the different styles there ... but it works wonderfully well.




    Journalists are always calling my features Edwardian or Victorian, whatever that means. I am small, and people were smaller in those times. I'm pale and sickly-looking. I look fragile-like a doll. But sometimes I just wish I had less of a particular look, one that was more versatile.

    Our history has never been properly collated in any coherent form. It dates back from the Roman period. There were black soldiers working on Hadrian's Wall. There were many black personalities during the Edwardian period.

    Meloy's balladry brings to mind vaudeville, ragtime, Tin Pan Alley, 'Sweeney Todd,' the Victorian and Edwardian eras, Kurt Weill and Nick Cave, 1960s psychedelic rock pop and roaring pub sing-alongs.



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