Pose Slides (Joel E. Rubin Collection)

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Pose slides were used to create a type of tableau vivant ("living picture") performance that was popular in vaudeville at the beginning of the twentieth century. An actress dressed all in white posed against a white background. Then, when a slide was projected onto her, it appeared as if she was in a costume or in a unique environment.

Logo image is: JOR.3.1.3 "Burned At The Stake [#1]", Kliegl Bros., 1890s-early 1900s, undated.

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