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    Adah Isaacs Menken: A Rare CDV of this groundbreaking 1860s Actress. This uninhibited actress, who was unafraid to show "the female figure unadorned" onstage, also lived a bohemian life offstage. Her persona won her accolades from Mark Twain, a bar of gold bullion from the mines of Nevada, and the admiration of Emperor Napoleon III. She was featured in a 1959 Life magazine article about groundbreaking female performers (magazine included). Near mint condition.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    7th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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