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    • G. Robertson.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legal education; Teachers; Portraits
    • Born in 1790 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, George Robertson attended Transylvania University until 1806 and was admitted to the bar in 1809. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1817 to 1821 and in Kentucky's legislature from 1822 to 1827, in 1848, and...
    • R.T. Petree.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • Richard T. Petree was born in Todd County, Kentucky, in 1822. He was educated at an academy in Elkhorn, Kentucky, and read law under F.M. Bristow. He was admitted to the bar in 1848 and became a leading member of the Hopkinsville, Kentucky, bar. He...
    • Wilbur F. Browder.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • Wilbur Fisk Browder was born in Clarksville, Tenn., in 1848, but was chiefly reared in Montgomery, Ala. When sixteen years old, he entered the Randolph Macon College, of Virginia, attending one year, before transferring to the University of...
    • W.M. Reed.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Judges; Portraits
    • William Murphy Reed, of Benton, Kentucky, was born in 1848, in Graves County, Kentucky. He acquired his education in Benton Seminary, of Marshall County, Kentucky, and in Princeton College. He read law with Philander Palmer, of Benton, Kentucky,...
    • French Tipton.

    • Lawyers; Newspaper editors; Portraits
    • French Tipton was born in 1848. He was licensed to practice law, but was most known as a newspaper editor in Richmond, Kentucky. In 1887, Tipton and William G. White established the pro-Democratic Richmond Climax. However, in 1896 he left the party...
    • C. J. Bronston.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Charles J. Bronston was born in 1848 in Richmond, Kentucky. He was a successful lawyer and powerful politician. He served as Fayette County Commonwealth Attorney and represented Lexington in the Kentucky Senate. He was a delegate from Fayette...
    • John F. Fisk.

    • Lawyers; Teachers; Legislators; Portraits
    • John Flavel Fisk was born in Genesee County, New York, in 1815, the son of a physician who settled in Kenton County, Kentucky, in 1837. He was educated at the Freeman Carey Institute, Hamilton County, Ohio, and in 1840-41 began a teaching career at...
    • Miss Kate Claxton.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer Kate Claxton wearing a long white dress with bustle and pearl necklace and bracelet. Born circa 1848 in Somerville, New Jersey, Claxton starred in eleven productions at Macauley's Theatre between January...
    • Clara Morris as Miss Multon.

    • Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Well-known and widely reproduced photogravure of a scene from "Miss Multon," starring performer and writer Clara Morris. In an elegant interior setting, Morris (second from left) sits, wearing a long dark dress. A boy wearing short pants leans...
    • Wilson Barrett as Claudian. Act II. Scene III.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Widely-reproduced photogravure of full-length character portrait of Wilson Barrett in costume for the role of Claudian in Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." He wears a toga, Roman sandals, and shackles, and stands on stone steps amid columns and...
    • Compliments of Al G. Field, Maple Villa Farm.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Farmhouses; Men; Women; Children
    • Men, women, and children relax on the lawn or porch of a large frame house, with barns and horses visible in the background. The farm, located outside Columbus, Ohio, belonged to minstrel showman Al G. Field (who is probably the man on the left)....
    • Al G. Field.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men
    • Portrait of left profile of Al G. Field, performer and proprietor of Al G. Field's Minstrels, wearing a mustache and tuxedo with plaid bow tie. Born Alfred Griffith Hatfield in Virginia on November 7, 1848, he had his last name legally changed to...
    • Clara Morris.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of performer and writer Clara Morris with eyes turned downward, wearing a crocheted head covering and print scarf. Born Clara Morrison in Toronto, Ontario on March 17, 1848, she took the stage name Clara Morris and also wrote...
    • Adelaide Neilson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of actress Adelaide Neilson wearing hat with long plume and fur-trimmed cape. Best known for the role of Juliet in Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet," Neilson was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, March 3, 1848. She also went by...

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