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Mumler - Charles Foster Spirit Photograph

Charles H. Foster & Spirit of Adah Isaacs Menken

An 1871 spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring Charles H. Foster and the spirit of Adah Isaacs Menken.

Adah Isaacs Menken (1835 – 1868) – American actress, painter and poet, and was the highest earning actress of her time. She was best known for her performance in the hippodrama Mazeppa, with a climax that featured her apparently nude and riding a horse on stage.

Photograph ID: 2020.13.159

Type: Carte de Visite

Year: 1871

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