Lillie Tobin "The Original Lady Glasseater"

Glasseater Lillie stands looking at the camera in this Charles EISENMANN studio cabinet card portrait, holding a glass kerosene lantern cover, alongside a table with broken glass objects including a large and heavy jar or jug. She wears a dark dress printed with flowers, and a sash at the wist, hoop earrings and a double row of large beads in a choker necklace, with a matching bracelet. On verso: Written in violet pen: "Lillie Tobin, Born Mar 12, 1872, the original Lady Glass Eater"

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