Olga Ley

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(1910 – 2001)

Olga Ley was an artist and costumer.

At the 1954 Worldcon, SFCon, she appeared (IA) costumed as “Deep Space,” and won a masquerade prize. At the 1955 Clevention, she appeared in a warrior outfit; George Young’s photo (IA) shows her with Karen Anderson and Pat Crossley. In 1967, at NyCon3, she did a joint costume (IA) with one of her daughters.

She married fan and science writer Willy Ley in 1941; they had two daughters, Sandra and Xenia. Olga did the illustrations for his book Exotic Zoology.



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