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Portraits of actors and actresses [graphic]
BANC PIC 1988.054--CDV
Collection Overview

Title:

Portraits of actors and actresses

Creator/Contributor:

May, Henry F. (Henry Farnham), 1915-2012

Abstract:

Portraits show various actors, actresses, and others involved with the theater, some in costume. Those pictured include: Lola Montez, May Kellogg, Fanny Morant, Charles Fisher, Kate Fisher, Sophie Heilbron, Edwin Forest, Kate Girard, Laura Keene, Alex Dumas, Maggie Mitchell (many), William E. Burton, Charlotte Cushman, John Lewis Baker, Rose Evans, Clara Jennings, Humphrey Bland, John McCullough, Julia Mathews, Sarah Stevens, Toni Kipning, George Brooks, J.F. Sherden, and many others.

Date:

ca. 1869-ca. 1879 (issued)

Subject:

Montez, Lola -- 1818-1861 -- Portraits
Keene, Laura -- 1826-1873 -- Portraits
Dumas, Alexandre -- 1824-1895 -- Portraits
Burton, William E. (William Evans) -- 1802-1860 -- Portraits
Cushman, Charlotte -- 1816-1876 -- Portraits
McCullough, John Edward -- 1832-1885 -- Portraits
Mitchell, Maggie -- 1837-1918 -- Portraits
Actors -- Portraits
Actresses -- Portraits

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Various New York photographers. Apparently collected by Henry F. May.
Subjects identified on versos.
Some bear tax stamps.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
71 photographic prints : carte de visite, albumen ; 10 x 6 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1988.054--CDV

Origin:

United States