Evidence of Bipedalism

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Mary Leakey caused a sensation when she described the extremely old (4 M) footprints that she found in hardened volcanic ash as “upright and fully bipedal with a well-developed arch.” This program and collection is designed to highlight the odd and unlikely pedestrian that appears to rule this planet.

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Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers – in a size 13. Created by and for a drag queen, these copies of Dorothy’s magic shoes were painstakingly replicated but never worn. He/she sighed and lamented, “I could never find a fabric store with enough blue gingham.”

Costume Shoes
Late 20th Century U.S.A.

From:
Theatre of Memory program: Evidence of Bipedalism