Art: Death of Dolores

This spring there was a novelty to be seen at a north London amusement park. It was no great success, but cockneys with a sixpenny bit could get into a tent and gawp at a gaunt, hollow-eyed woman with stringy dark hair sitting in a barrel. She was billed as "The Fasting Woman." Last week the bony body of the Fasting Woman lay behind a screen in the charity ward of a London hospital. A card was clipped over her bed: "NORINE LATTIMORE. . . . Born: Doughty St., London 1894. . . . Cause of death: cancer....

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