Fanny Davenport as Cleopatra [in Sardou’s Cleopatra], graphic based on photograph by Sarony, 1890. From Folgers Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection.
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The image of one of the most famous and influential women in history,
by actresses past and present.
Cleopatra modeled by Dorothy Lamour, by Henry Clive for the cover of American Weekly, Oct. 1946
There are never enough hours in the days of a queen, and her nights have too many.
Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra (1963).