Naughty Victorians and Edwardians: Early Images of Bathing Beauties

Naughty Victorians and Edwardians: Early Images of Bathing Beauties

by Mary L. L. Martin, Tina Skinner
     
 

Most are modest, some dare smoke and strike suggestive poses. Others go so far as to expose an inch of flesh as they coyly wring seawater from their swim dresses. Enjoy over 100 hand-tinted postcards taken during an era when women may have been clothed from head to toe, but they were women nonetheless. Dressed in the latest beach fashions, bold Victorians flirt with… See more details below

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Most are modest, some dare smoke and strike suggestive poses. Others go so far as to expose an inch of flesh as they coyly wring seawater from their swim dresses. Enjoy over 100 hand-tinted postcards taken during an era when women may have been clothed from head to toe, but they were women nonetheless. Dressed in the latest beach fashions, bold Victorians flirt with the camera, creating charming and beguiling images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764321153
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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