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Josephine Baker 1927
French Singer of the begining on the century... quite a colionaliste imagery isn t it...

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Postcard bought in Paris, then scaned [Sorry for the quality of the scanning...]
You can use it as you want to, but I ll be very gald to see the result!
So feel free to live a link to your work in the comments, I shall fav it.

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luxuryvandal Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Simply lovely!
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m5d6g7 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011
JB!
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TheFancifulGhost Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:shocked:this woman make you wanna jump up and dace with her even if you cant dance i love Josephine baker for who she is and what she does she my favorite actress and dancer hell the moves we knoe today came from her mostly i see. im 16 years old and people shock i knwo a great ledgon but i cant forget the goofy faces she makes when dancing and that banana dance funnist and the memerabled :headbang:R.I.P JB i setting this as my screen saver god im alreadt crying XD:cries:
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MOZOTE Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008
pssst...she was American.

Josephine Baker
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Background information
Birth name Freda Josephine McDonald
Born June 3, 1906
Origin East St. Louis, Illinois
Died April 12, 1975, Paris, France
Genre(s) Cabaret
Music Hall
French pop music
Occupation(s) Dancer
Singer
Actress

Josephine Baker (or José;phine Baker in francophone countries) (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American expatriate entertainer and actress. She became a French citizen in 1937. Most noted as a singer, Baker also was a celebrated dancer in her early career. She was given the nicknames the "Bronze Venus" or the "Black Pearl", as well as the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations. In France, she has always been known as "La Baker".

Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. She is also noted for her contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States (she was offered the leadership of the movement by Coretta Scott King in 1968 following Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assasination, but turned it down) and for being an inspiration to generations of African-American female entertainers and others.
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scionlights Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2008   Digital Artist
This has been featured here: [link]
Great job! :clap:
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Moniekje Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2008
I love Josephine Baker! Faving this, might use it sometime (when my brother fixes my photoshop ;) )
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