"Nicole, what might be called the "chin whiskers" appear to be below (not on) the chin, and in one photo coming from well behind (not in front of) the ears. Is that the case?
I keep asking myself "If they were…"
"ROFL Nicole! You could be right about that, but I've been in this Biz for nearly 20 yrs, and I've NEVER seen a Victorian Collar that goes up to one's ears?
Even if it were a Hood of some sort - Normally only the top portion would have…"
"LOL Kathy! I'm nearly positive! Yes, it wouldn't be pleasant exactly, but don't feel to bad, because ladies like these did pretty darn well for themselves financially, and twins - well where else would you see something like…"
"Hi Nicole, Not only are these two twins, they are also bearded ladies! Did you notice that?
I would look back in time for Ringling, Barnum Bailey or other Circus photo's art, etc.....
These two were sure to be a "hit freak show" item…"