Hi Joey. This would be, of course, a "Circassian Beauty" which was a woman who "afroed" up her hair to imitate an exotic Jungle Woman in a sideshow. Eisenmann photographed many circus freaks, both real and fake (like this one) His understudy, business partner and fellow photographer Frank Wendt did the same, my blog Wondrous World of Wendt documents his work.Jim Linderman
Ah, I didn't even think to think that this was a sideshow photo, but of course I should have known given the Eisenmann mark on the additional shot. I've seen so many of those and Wendt's work on your blog.Thanks Jim!
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