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Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Claude McKay and Baroness von Freytag

Claude McKay and Baroness von Freytag, 1920 — Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven,
12.7 cm17.8 cm

The extravagantly costumed Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven poses with the Jamaican author Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay, who starting in 1928, published four novels that would establish him as one of the most important voices of the Harlem Renaissance. McKay is also costumed in floral patterns and pearls, and looks like his patience with the situation may be running low. 

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