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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

 

Format: Photograph

 

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From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

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Taken sometime in 2011