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Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease
Josie Gregory, 1890. From the Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance from Burlesque to Clubs. Courtesy of Ohio State University, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute
Sexy picture from 1890!
An "exotic dancer" from NYC in the 1890s. Ohio State University Library.
Vintage Burlesque Photos From The 1890s