Eyes on Vintage

Monday, October 29, 2012

Ada Smith Ducongé

Bricktop outside of her famous Montmartre club.
Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop, (August 14, 1894 — February 1, 1984) was an American dancer, singer, vaudevillian, and self-described saloon-keeper who owned the nightclub Chez Bricktop in Paris. (Photographed in Paris on June 22, 1934) 
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