CIRCUS TIGHT-ROPE WALKER and DANCER MADEMOISELLE MARIETTA RAVEL CDV PHOTO
2.375" x 4.125" CDV photo identified as "Mademoiselle Marietta Ravel - Celebrated French Danseuse and Tight-rope Artiste." Born in France, Marietta Ravel was a mime, tightrope walker, and dancer from the celebrated Ravel family of pantomimists.
The photo is credited to Charles D. Fredricks in New York City and dates to the early to mid 1860s.
There is some light surface wear as seen in the scans.