A Year in Books/Day 13: The Hulton Getty Picture Collection 1920s

  • Title: The Hulton Getty Picture Collection 1920s
  • Author: Nick Yapp
  • Year Published: 1998 (Könemann)
  • Year Purchased: 2005
  • Source: Barnes & Noble clearance rack
  • About: A photographic stroll through the 1920s, with enlightening chapter introductions and detailed captions.
  • Motivation: I’m mad for history; I write extensively on Jazz Age subjects, including silent cinema, dead writers and flappers.
  • Times Read: 2
  • Random Excerpt/Page 206:”The ‘hands on knees crossover’ step from the most famous and enduring dance of the Twenties-the Charleston. The monkey was not obligatory.”
  • Happiness Scale: 10
    English: Violet Romer in flapper dress

    Image via Wikipedia


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