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Held-Anna-1 - still image

Held-Anna-1 - still image

All that is certain about Anna Held's life is that she was flamboyant and very successful. A comedian of international status, she playfully toyed with her public both on- and off-stage, employing outrageous stunts and gimmicks to garner publicity. This photo was taken on March 10, 1900.

Institution: Library of Congress

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