Rogues & Vagabonds

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1890: Victorian burlesque dancers and their elaborate costumes

Burlesque originated in 17th century Italian theater as a type of comic interlude. The word derives from the Italian “burla,” a joke, ridicule or mockery. Burlesque can be applied to … Continue reading

11/05/2015 · 3 Comments