An "American dancer and adventuress," the woman later known as Lola Montez has several different birthdates, but scholar Bruce Seymour argues that she was likely born in 1820 in Ireland as Marie Do
Covers the period from November 1 to December 30, 1851.
Gunn mentions Lola Montez: "Sunday. Drawing till 8 in the evening. The Barnum and Lola Montez affair" (20).
Gunn mentions Montez while describing his evening: "Evening, making a portrait of Lola Montez on wood, from a very fine engraving Holbrook had brought. Finished it by midnight" (37).
Gunn states, "Much talk of the Forrest Case, and of Lola Montez, who ere long appears at the Broadway, some declaring her to be an angel, others an ugly, vicious old woman" (48).
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