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    Posted 7 years ago

    endeeringl…
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    from the photo lot from french ebay.

    to me, it appears that "Me Duplessis" has been written, but i'm a bit rusty on my french abbreviations, so upon looking up the title "Me," I found it to mean Maitre, which appears to be a title for anyone in a law profession. i'm coming up empty again looking for names, so perhaps it was the name of the owner of the photograph? once again i'm welcome to any input!

    (these images are NOT for use or re-posting anywhere unless permission by me is granted)

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    1. endeeringlyvintage endeeringlyvintage, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love, blunderbuss!
    2. OlofZ OlofZ, 7 years ago
      Second word is Vaudeville, French for variety show. So, probably a show artist rather than a law professional.
    3. OlofZ OlofZ, 7 years ago
      Or "Vaudeville" could be the theatre's name where the actress worked. "Me" could be short for "Marie" Duplessis. Maybe look for Marie Duplessis + Theatre Vaudeville
    4. endeeringlyvintage endeeringlyvintage, 7 years ago
      I know that Marie duplessis was indeed a real person and a famous Courtesan, in fact; however she passed away quite young in 1847 of tuberculosis so I highly doubt this would be her.

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