The Devil's Auction

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    Creator: J. Gurney & Son (studio)
    Keywords: Burlesque (Theater)
    Publisher: Ohio State University, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute
    Date: 1890
    Description: Full-length portrait of Eliza Blasina facing right in profile wearing horse-head headdress, short costume with attached horsetail, double rows of round beads or bells around ankles, wrists and neck, four rows around upper arm. 1 photographic print on cabinet card.
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    Rights: This item is believed to be in the public domain. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing.

    Collection: Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance from Burlesque to Clubs
    Repository: The Knowledge Bank at the Ohio State University

    1. oakleaf25 30 months ago | reply

      Superb! as a child, I would have LOVED a costume like this...when we played at being horses, we had tails made of cut newspaper or frayed sisal.

      This takes being a horse to a new level!

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