MONTEZ, Lola (1821-1861)

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Irish actress & dancer. Née Marie Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert. Born 17 February 1821, Grange, County Sligo, Ireland. Died 17 January 1861, New York, USA.

Toured Australia 1855-1856, performing her notorious Spider Dance and other entertainments in Sydney and Melbourne and on the Victorian goldfields.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 270.

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