January 6, 2017

51 Lovely Backstage Photos Documented Nightlife of Boston Showgirls in the 1940s

A showgirl is a female dancer or performer in a stage entertainment show intended to showcase the performer's physical attributes, typically by way of revealing clothing or even toplessness or nudity. Showgirls are often associated with Latin music and dance, particularly samba.

These vintage photos documented nightlife of Boston showgirls at backstage in the 1940s. There are a lot of activities: practising, knitting, makeup, rollicking, posing for photographing, or even eating...

(Photos from Boston Public Library)


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