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Madame Delait, the bearded woman of Plombières, head and shoulders portrait. Photographic postcard by Scherr, 1923.

Scherr, active 1923.
Date
[1923]

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Madame Delait was proprietor, after the death of her husband in 1928, of the "Café de la femme au barbe" at Thaon-les-Vosges. She let her beard grow as the result of a bet. She became a celebrity and travelled to exhibit herself in England and Ireland. Many photographs and picture postcards of her were published

Publication/Creation

Épinal : Papeterie Boutellier, [1923]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Plombières (Vosges). - Madame Delait. Scherr photo Epinal

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 532371i

Languages

  • French



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