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    • Jenny Lind's Armchair, Mammoth Cave Park, Kentucky, 1936.

    • National parks & reserves; Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887; Rock formations
    • Rock formation shaped like a chair. Named "Jenny Lind's Armchair" in honor of the opera singer Jenny Lind, known as the Swedish Nightingale. Lind once sat in this chair at Mammoth Cave Park, Kentucky. A woman wearing a sweater, skirt, and hat sits...
    • 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...
    • H. W. Bruce.

    • Judges; Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Horatio W. Bruce was born in 1830 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He attended school in Lewis County and in Manchester, Ohio, and worked as a salesman and bookkeeper at a general store in Vanceburg, Kentucky. In 1850, he went to Flemingsburg, Kentucky,...
    • H.C. Burnett.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Henry C. Burnett was born in the county of Essex, Virginia, in 1825. Shortly after his admission to the bar, he was in 1851 elected clerk of the Circuit Court of Trigg County, Kentucky. In 1853 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives...
    • L.D. Husbands.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • Lorenzo Dow Husbands was born in 1823 in Christian County, Kentucky. His family then moved to Crittenden County, where he received his early education. In 1847 he read law in the office of his brother, J. P. Husbands, of Paducah, and in 1849 was...
    • J. O'Hara.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • James O'Hara was born at New Liberty, Owen County, Kentucky, in 1825. He attended St. Mary College, near Lebanon, Kentucky. He was admitted to the bar in 1851, starting his practice in Grant County, Kentucky. In 1859, he moved to Covington,...
    • Minnie Hauk.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women
    • Full-length portrait of American opera singer Minnie Hauk wearing a long dress with train. Born Amalia Mignon Hauck on November 16, 1851, in New York City, she married Baron Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg in 1881and died February 6, 1929, in Switzerland....
    • Maud Grainger.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of actress Maude Granger (also spelled Grainger) wearing a veil. Born Anna Brainerd Follen circa 1851, she appeared in "Camille," "As You Like It," and "Romeo and Juliet" at Macauley's Theatre in October 1877, and returned in "Almost a...
    • Charles B. Wells, circa 1892.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Three-quarter length portrait of stage and screen actor Charles B. Wells, who was born ca. 1851 and died October 14, 1924 in Bayside, New York. Here he wears a suit jacket, vest with watch fob, tie, and striped trousers. He has a mustache, and...
    • Maude Grainger.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Maude Granger, wearing a long dress with train and bonnet, and standing in front of a set backdrop of a house on a hill. Born Anna Brainerd Follen circa 1851, she appeared in "Camille," "As You Like It,"...
    • Minnie Hauck.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women
    • Touched-up portrait of American opera singer Minnie Hauk. Born Amalia Mignon Hauck on November 16, 1851, in New York City, she married Baron Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg in 1881and died February 6, 1929, in Switzerland. Location of photo studio: New...
    • Blanche Chapman as "Mrs. Wiggs," circa 1907.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actress Blanche Chapman in costume for her role as Mrs. Wiggs in "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch," based on the books by Louisville, Kentucky writer Annie Hegan Rice and performed at Macauley's Theatre in...
    • Elita Proctor Otis.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Elita Proctor Otis in costume for the role of La Frochard in "The Two Orphans," which was performed at Macauley's Theatre in November 1904. She is seated, holding a bottle and wearing a hat, black dress,...
    • Minnie Hauck.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of American opera singer Minnie Hauk wearing a long striped dress with train. Born Amalia Mignon Hauck on November 16, 1851, in New York City, she married Baron Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg in 1881and died February 6,...
    • Blanche Chapman, circa 1907.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Oval-shaped portrait of actress Blanche Chapman wearing her hair piled atop her head and a print dress with black apron. Chapman, born in Covington, Kentucky circa 1851, appeared at Macauley's Theatre three times: in "Said Pasha" (January 1890),...
    • Gen. Alex. Asboth, U.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers
    • Portrait of Brigadier General Alexander Sandor Asboth (1811-1868). Born in Hungary, Asboth moved to the United States in 1851 and served as a Union brigadier general (brevet major general) in the United States Civil War. After the war he was...

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