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A burlesque dancer walking her pet snake
Backstage at the Latin Quarter, 1958 Photo by Gordon Parks
Eliza Blasina, 1890. From the Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance from Burlesque to Clubs.
Get down from there Nana!
Red showgirl costume, c. 1950's.
Showgirl, circa 1920s.