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    Sexy Picture From 1890

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    • Duena DeSiner

      Burlesque dancer, 1890s. From Peter Stearns’ book "Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West."

    • Miko Simons

      Burlesque dancers of the 18902. Vintage photos collected by Charles H. McCaghy, a professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, reveal just how different beauty was 120 years ago than it is today.

    • Swearin' Erin

      Vintage photos collected by Charles H. McCaghy, a professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, reveal just how different beauty was 120 years ago.

    • Heather Henry

      End of the 19th century burlesque dancer. On a postcard from the Charles McCaghy Collection at The Ohio State University Library.

    • Beth Felicié

      By modern standards, the burlesque dancers of the 1890s are barely deserve notice for their attire - tights covering their legs from foot to waist, many wore long sleeves to cover their arms and nary a spot of cleavage to be found. But in their time, these women were positively scandalous. Vintage photos collected by Charles H. McCaghy, a professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, reveal just how different beauty was 120 years ago than it is today.

    • Elena

      vintage everyday: Amazing Vintage Portraits of Exotic Dancers from the 1890s

    • David Baker

      An "exotic dancer" from NYC in the 1890s. Ohio State University Library.

    • Melanie Knight

      Vintage Burlesque Performer is laughing at your misogyny

    • Blair Davis

      Exotic dancer, 1890s

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