Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Free for LCP members or $12 for nonmembers
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This interactive performance will unveil the mystique of ladies fashion in the Victorian era. The “Victorian Striptease” is an exclusive opportunity to experience first-hand the trials and tribulations of women’s fashion.
An eye opening performance, provided by historian and performer Barbara Darlin, will provide a historical perspective on women’s fashion, the female body image, and how fashion impacted daily life at the turn of the 20th century. Unlacing the Victorian Woman is a program of Fashioning Philadelphia, the Library Company’s latest exhibit examining the style of the City of Philadelphia from 1720 – 1940. Dessert reception to follow performance.
Dessert reception to follow event.
Before the event, please take advantage of Nomad Roman’s (1305 Locust Street) happy hour from 4-6 pm: 20% of proceeds will go back to Library Company.