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Julianne Sleebus, a woman with a large beard.


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Julianne Sleebus, a woman with a large beard, Belgium. Process print, ca. 1900-1910. Bearded ladies such as this were standard exhibits at carnivals and sideshows throughout the western world from the eighteenth century onwards.

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Die weltberühmte Bartdame Frau Sleebus aus Antwerpen mit ihrem 45cm langen Vollbart.


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