English Photographer, (19th century). Medium: albumen print. Rosa Richter (b.1863), whose stage name was 'Zazel',was the first human cannonball when, in 1877 at the Royal Aquarium in London, she was launched by a spring-style cannon invented by Canadian William Leonard Hunt ("The Great Farini"). She later toured with the P.T. Barnum Circus. Provenance: Private Collection.