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Bird Millman (1890-1940) was a celebrated female high-wire performer. During the “Golden Age of the American Circus,” she was a premiere attraction with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.
Vintage Burlesque from the 1890's. You can definitely see the theatrical and erotic parody elements of burlesque here. I totally love the little hat.
Lovely Keeper of the Stars. Late Victorian cabinet photo of woman dressed in star attire.
The stunning Maude Fealy (1881 - 1971) was a star of the Edwardian stage and silent films. image is from a vintage postcard.
Eliza Blasina, 1890. From the Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance from Burlesque to Clubs
Charlie Chaplin, age 23 in 1916, when he was already the star of more than fifty short films, including The Tramp.
Dolores del Río (1904 – 1983) Mexican #film #actress from the Silent Era, Golden Age of Hollywood & Mexican films #vintage
STAR GATES: WHAT IS THE MESSAGE THAT THEY LEFT HERE FOR US ON EARTH??? what is the secret on this room??? Tutankhamun´s treasury
A burlesque dancer walking her pet snake
African American Burlesque Performer Jo Ann Norris (1960s)