Lisa’s History Room is an interesting blog with some fine Frida related posts
From ABC News/Univision
Frida Kahlo’s Closet is Opened After 58 Years
Frida Kahlo, wearing Chinese pajamas, is seen smoking after a 1946 operation.
“Imagine being in Frida Kahlo‘s childhood home and opening up a closet that has been locked for decades. Inside are hundreds of personal items – personal photographs, love letters, medications, jewelry, shoes, and clothing that still hold the smell of perfume and the last cigarette she smoked.
That is exactly what happened when Hilda Trujillo Soto, the director of the Frida Kahlo Museum opened the closets that had been locked since the Mexican artist’s death in 1954. Inside were over 300 items belonging to Frida Kahlo, and now, a wide array of what was found is on display at the Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo Museum in the Coyoacán neighborhood of Mexico City.
The exterior of Frida Kahlo’s home called Casa Azul outside Mexico…
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