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|These women in their long, full dresses are enjoying their tropical surroundings.   Note the badminton net on the right side.   I wonder if the women played.
How on earth did they manage in the heat with all those petticoats and undergarments rigid with whalebone stays?
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Last Update: 2000 Apr 05