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  • Contributors: Gilbert & Bacon (photographer)
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    • Adelaide Thurston in "Polly Primrose".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of comedic actress Adelaide Thurston in costume for the role of Polly Primrose in the play of the same name. She wears a dress, white gloves, floral shawl with tassels, and headpiece with veil, and holds a fan in her lap....
    • Rhea.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of Rhea (Mlle. Hortense Rhea) standing with hands behind her back, wearing a ruffled dress with bows. Born in Brussels, Belgium, Mlle. Hortense Rhea starred in four productions at Macauley's between 1885 and 1891....
    • One of Anna Held's fencing girls.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Women; Costumes; Posing; Daggers & swords
    • A woman in a short velvet dress with an emblem of a heart holds a fencing epee. She sits, with one leg crossed over the other, on a brocade divan, surrounded by pillows. A fencing helmet rests beside her. Judging by the title, she performed with...
    • Annie Pixley.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of comedic actress and producer Annie Pixley. She stands in front of a tree, wearing a bonnet, dress, and striped apron. Pixley starred in three productions at Macauley's Theatre, in February 1884, March 1886, and...
    • Chas A. Hopper as "Chimmie Fadden".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer Charles H. Hopper in costume for his role as the title character in "Chimmie Fadden," which her performed at Macauley's Theatre in January 1897. He steps forward with his right leg, with right arm...
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Cross dressing
    • Character portrait of performer and producer Lotta Crabtree costumed as a man with powdered hair and a white three-piece suit and bow tie. Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree, also known as Little Lotta, was born November 7, 1847 in New York City, and died...
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer and producer Lotta Crabtree seated, costumed as a man in a white top hat, three-piece suit, and bow tie. Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree, also known as Little Lotta, was born November 7, 1847 in New York City,...
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length portrait of performer and producer Lotta Crabtree in folk costume, wearing a hat, plaid shawl, and plaid apron over a dress. Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree, also known as Little Lotta, was born November 7, 1847 in New York City, and died...
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of performer and producer Lotta Crabtree leaning her left arm on an upholstered chair, wearing a long-sleeved dress. Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree, also known as Little Lotta, was born November 7, 1847 in New...
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Lotta Crabtree in an outdoor setting costumed as an old woman, wearing a straw hat over a bonnet and a white smock over her dress, with a purse over her arm. She has gray hair and eyeglasses, and brandishes a...
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of Lotta Crabtree costumed as an old woman, wearing a straw hat over a bonnet and a white smock over her dress, with a purse over her arm. She has gray hair and eyeglasses, and brandishes a closed umbrella....
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of performer and producer Lotta Crabtree leaning back in upholstered chair, wearing a long-sleeved dress. Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree, also known as Little Lotta, was born November 7, 1847 in New York City,...
    • William L. Abingdon as "The Devil," circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of actor William L. Abingdon in costume for the role of in "The Devil," which he performed at Macauley's Theatre in November 1908. He stands with arms folded, wearing a white tie and tails and devilish eyebrows. Abingdon was born...
    • William L. Abingdon, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of left profile of actor William L. Abingdon in costume for the role of in "The Devil," which he performed at Macauley's Theatre in November 1908. He is seated with left hand in white glove forming a fist, and wears a white tie...
    • Gertrude Elliott as Ophelia, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer Gertrude Elliott in costume for the role of Ophelia in "Hamlet," which she performed at Macauley's Theatre in February 1904. She is kneeling amid strewn flowers, wearing a white robe, with her hair down....
    • J. Forbes-Robertson as Hamlet, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actor and director Johnston Forbes-Robertson in costume for the role of Hamlet, wearing a hooded cape and holding a sword. He performed "Hamlet" at Macauley's Theatre in February 1904 (the occasion for...
    • Nettie Black.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actress Nettie Black wearing a long dress with streamers at sleeves, a plumed hat, and a muff. Inscription on mount, lower right: Cordially, Nettie Black. Location of photo studio: Philadelphia (Pa.)....
    • Eleanor Carey, circa 1886.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Eleanor Carey wearing an elaborately detailed dress, standing on steps and leaning against a stone hand rail of a stage set. A backdrop of a portico and plants appears behind her. Carey appeared in "Tangled...
    • Woman wearing apron.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of unidentified woman standing in front of backdrop with ivy-covered stone wall. She is wearing a long dress with white lace apron. Location of photo studio: Philadelphia (Pa.). Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Lizzie Harold, circa 1883.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Lizzie Harold in costume for her role in "Princess Chuck," of which there is no record of a performance at Macauley's Theatre. She is seated on a rock, wearing a bonnet and tattered dress. Inscription on mount...

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