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Adelaide Ristori as 'Medea'

Adelaide Ristori as 'Medea'


A carte-de-visite portrait of the great Italian actress Adelaide Ristori, seen here as 'Medée' [English: Medea], who murdered her own children in order to avenge herself on their father.

Photographed by A.A.E. Disdéri of Paris.
 

Code: 124442
 
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