*VICTORIAN ACTRESS ANY FAWSITT & HER SAINT BERNARD MAGNIFICENT 1875 CDV*

� Her story is one of brilliance and tragedy. She was one of London's greatest leading ladies in the late 1860s and early 1870s. She came to America in 1876 to star in Augustin Daly's company, with Maurice Barrymore, Georgie Drew Barrymore, and John Drew in support. After appearing in only one play for Daly, she came down with tuburculosis and died tragically young at age forty in December 1876. A rare original carte de visite photograph by Fradelle and Marshall of Amy Fawsitt and her Saint Bernard dog. Light wear otherwise good.

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From Wikipedia:

Amy Fawsitt� (1836–December 1876) also known as� Mrs. Menzies, was an English actress.� In 1867, Miss Fawsitt made her first appearance on the London stage was effected at the old� Standard Theatre,� Globe Theatre,� Vaudeville Theatre. At this period she was looked upon as a promising rival of� Marie Wilton. She joined Augustin Daly's company in New York as leading lady in 1876.� Fawsitt died of� tuberculosis� in December 1876 in New York.