The Diving Venus

A signed publicity still of Annette Kellerman. She is wearing a figure-hugging swim suit and appears to be diving with her hands pointed downwards. She is on a white background.
Title:
The Diving Venus
NFSA ID:
586338
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A signed publicity still of Annette Kellerman.

Kellerman, who was a silent film star and vaudeville performer, had many nicknames including: The Perfectly Formed Woman, The Diving Venus, Million Dollar Mermaid, The Australian Mermaid, Cooee Girl, Queen of the Mermaids, Neptune's Daughter and Queen of the Aquatic World.

Notes by Beth Taylor