Mask and Makeup Links
The complete pamphlet Make Up Book for Professionals-1 by F.W. Nack, Chicago, c.1900 showing makeup styles used for the various race, age and sex stereotypes popular on stage at the turn of the last century.
History of Makeup, Perfume and Cosmetics (Also history of Face and Beauty Perception)
Make Up Book for Professionals-1 by F.W. Nack, Chicago, c.1900 a complete facsimile of a copyright expired lithographic pamphlet on stage makeup from around 1900. It shows clear diagrams of the common types of theatre makeup used for portraying popular characters and types on the American stage at that time. These diagrams are not only interesting for the study of the history of stage makeup, but also for the study of various stereotypes of race, gender and age prevalent in stage works of the time, including blackface, yellowface, and redface.
See Tara’s Faces Paintings that Decorate the Makeup room.
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