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    Redemption (Triumph, 1917). Window Card (14" X 21").
    Actress Evelyn Nesbit is pictured on this very early window card with Russell Thaw, her real life son from her notorious husband Harry Thaw. Much has been written about Nesbit, who was the biggest sensation on the New York stage at the turn of the century, and who was highly sought as a model by artists of the day. Her affair with noted architect Stanford White and his scandalous parties is legendary, and led to her husband Thaw shooting and killing White. After the trials, Nesbit turned to films, many of which have the theme of a woman with a past trying to change her life and do good. This poster has wear associated with much of the paper from this time period, such as edge wear, a small tear in the right border, two tears in the lower left corner, a stain within the left side, and two pinholes. This is a gorgeous stone litho image of one of the most talked about women of the era. Good/Very Good.


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