Carte de visite (CDV) studio portrait of an albino sideshow performer. Sideshow, Aggie Zolutia, Circassian, Albino.

Carte de visite (CDV) studio portrait of an albino sideshow performer.

[N. p. n. p., ca. 1875-1885?]. 3.75 x 2.38 inches on a slightly larger mount, no photographer imprint. Edges a little soiled and worn; in very good condition. Item #18783

Signed in violet pencil on the verso, “Aggie Zuletia, age 23.” A nice portrait of a woman who made her living as a Circassian albino on the sideshow circuit (she pops up in newspaper accounts as late as the 1880s), one of many with a contrived whiff of exotica around her stage name.

Price: $100.00