[ilds] Justine's bathing things

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Sun May 6 10:53:19 PDT 2007


This is 1920s, so too early, but it is a start.  It shows a variety of 
dress on one of Alexandria's beaches.


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On Sunday, May 6, 2007, at 06:29  pm, william godshalk wrote:

> There was been some interest -- offline -- in Justine's bathing
> things or bathing costume (Justine 1.22). Of course, our speculations
> can not be conclusive because of the lack of textual resources, but
> given our knowledge of the many faceted Justine, what kind of bathing
> costume would she wear? We recall that Nancy and Larry liked to swim
> in the nude on Corfu, and perhaps Justine would rapidly doff her
> things. But, no, she would opt for the mixture of mystery with
> sensuality which the proper bathing costume would promote. That
> leaves us with other possibilities. Two piece? How small? One piece?
> How revealing?
>
> Bill
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