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Nellie Stewart as Mam'zelle Nitouche, 1895 / The Falk Studios, Sydney

"Australia's Sweetheart" in about as racy as it got in respectable theatre in 1895. She wears a heavy body stocking, the wrinkles of which can be seen but her lovely 37 year old face is as heavily air brushed as today's celebrities and she looks very young


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Taken sometime in 2011