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

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

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Steampunk - Kimring Womens Vintage Burlesque Saloon Girl Corset Dress Halloween Cancan Dancer Showgirl Moulin Rouge Costume Black X-Large

Steampunk - Kimring Womens Vintage Burlesque Saloon Girl Corset Dress Halloween Cancan Dancer Showgirl Moulin Rouge Costume Black X-Large

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

An interesting article about burlesque dancers of the 1890's - 1930's and how their rebellion against gender roles allowed them to speak freely about society and politics.

An interesting article about burlesque dancers of the 1890's - 1930's and how their rebellion against gender roles allowed them to speak freely about society and politics.

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2114487/Photos-reveal-scandalous-burlesque-dancers-1890s.html#ixzz1p5OueXt5

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2114487/Photos-reveal-scandalous-burlesque-dancers-1890s.html#ixzz1p5OueXt5

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Burlesque beauties of the 1890s: Stunning vintage photos of 'loose women in tights' who perfected the art of the tease

Steampunk Showgirl/Steampunk Burlesque Dancer in Green, from the Steampunk Fashion Guide to skirts & dresses.  - For costume tutorials, clothing guide, fashion inspiration photo gallery, calendar of Steampunk events, & more, visit SteampunkFashionGuide.com

Steampunk Showgirl/Steampunk Burlesque Dancer in Green, from the Steampunk Fashion Guide to skirts & dresses. - For costume tutorials, clothing guide, fashion inspiration photo gallery, calendar of Steampunk events, & more, visit SteampunkFashionGuide.com

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