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Roxy Newspaper Ad ... Vintage Burlesque dancer "April Chase" Photo

Little Egypt ... Ashea Wabe

Roxy newspaper advertisement photo of Burlesque dancer: Ashea Wabe. a.k.a. Little India, Little Egypt.

Ashea is seen here in this early 1900's promotional postcard photo. She was one of the original 'Little Egypt's in the USA. danced at the Seeley banquet in New York in 1896. (There were more than one little Egypt's) See: Little Egypt page for more information.

  • Real Name: Catherine Devine
  • Birth date: 1871-1/3/1908 (died NYC of gas asphyxiation.)
  • Birth place: USA
  • Married: n/a

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