Cigarette card for the week ending
Saturday, 26 April 2008

Lola Yberri (fl. late 19th/early 20th Century),
Spanish American dancer

Lola Yberri

Lola Yberri

(photo: unknown, USA, mid 1890s)

This real photograph cigarette card of Lola Yberri was issued in the mid 1890s with Kinney Brothers' 'Sweet Caporal' cigarettes. She is said to have taken lessons from Maria Bonfanti. She also made two short films in 1896, entitled 'Fan Dance' and 'Cyclone', and was still working as late as 1910.

* * * * * * * *

Return to home page

- John Culme, 2008