Clara Vesey

Clara Vesey was an actress and singer. A half-sister of Emily Soldene, Vesey belonged to Soldene's troupe for many years. In 1874 Vesey appeared as Alfred in the first U.S. production of "Chilperic" at New York's Lyceum Theatre. Marrying a German corn-merchant named Hoffmeister, Vesey retired from the stage at about age thirty. Her daughter, Kate Vesey (b.1883), was also an actress and singer. In this photograph Vesey poses in a remarkable costume on an elaborate backdrop and plays with a bird.

Date:
1885 circa 15 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES26254
Photographer:
London Stereoscopic & Photographic Co.
Height:
1195px
Width:
756px
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