Lola Montez, 1850s

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half-plate Daguerreotype of Lola Montez, ca. 1850s

These two daguerreotypes of Lola cannot be dated or linked to specific photographers, but given that she looks older in them, they were likely taken after 1851, perhaps during her time in San Francisco or when she returned to New York in 1856.

Via: Houghton Library, US History Scene

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