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Portrait of an Unknown Vaudevillian Actress as Joan of Arc
This portrait features an unknown vaudevillian actress dressed as Joan of Arc. She is shrowd in a linen garmet and head wrap that leave only her hands and face exposed. She turns away from the camera, offering a profile that is distinct against the black background. She holds a few long-stalked lilies to her torso with the flowers themselves positioned around her head. The two lilies, one out of focus behind her head and the other in focus hugging the curve of her chin, work to frame her face while also appearing as extensions of her head wrapping that creates a peculiar overall look.
Storage Room 303
This is a sepia-toned photograph of an unknown vaudevillian actress dressed as Joan of Arc.
James R. and Joyce A. Finely and Charles David and Linda Hixon
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