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Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease
Exotic Dancer from the 1890s. They sure liked 'em more full-bodied than today! If only I could be transported back in time, I'd be fashionable! LOL
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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.
Sexy Picture From 1890
Community Post: Vintage Burlesque Photos From The 1890s