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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]
Reference
532373i
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Credit: Madame Delait, the bearded woman of Plombières, head and shoulders portrait. Photographic postcard by Scherr, 1923. Wellcome Collection. In copyright

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Description

Madame Delait was proprietor, after the death of her husband in 1928, of the "Café de la femme au barbe" at Thaon-les-Vosges

Publication/Creation

Épinal : Papeterie Boutellier, [1923]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 532373i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.

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