‘The Sandow Girl’, c. 1906

Source:┬áThe Sketch, 2 May (1906), 69. In the early 1900s, a travelling vaudeville show known as 'The Dairymaids' briefly toured across Great Britain and North America. As part of the performance, every night would see the emergence of 'Sandow Girls' replete with mock dumbbells and form fitting clothing. They were of course, named after the... Continue Reading →

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