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.