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Carmen Ca´ra, ca 1879-??

Nationality: Italian
Date of Birth: 1879
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Carmen Ca´ra was a young model.

Life:

Carmen Ca´ra was a girl who turned up at JW's Paris studio. JW described her to his wife as 'a tall bronze gold child - 13 - but long leggs [sic] - Italian - "Carmen Ca´ra"! pretty name isnt it?' (#06608). It is not clear whether she ever posed for JW or indeed if this was her real name.