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    • J. H. Huber of Louisville, Kentucky, 1853.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Public service organizations
    • Portrait of J.H. Huber of Louisville, Kentucky. He has a long, pointed beard and a flower pinned to the lapel of his jacket. The photograph has been painted on, attempting to accentuate small details and marred with discolorations. Handwritten on...
    • Edward S. Willard, circa 1901.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of white-haired actor/producer E. S. (Edward Smith) Willard wearing a tuxedo with white necktie. led the Edward Smith Willard Repertory in the early years of the 20th century. Born in England in 1853, Willard led the Edward Smith Willard...
    • W. P. D. Bush.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • William P. D. Bush was born in 1823 on his father's farm in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was educated at the Hardin Seminary in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. After reading law, in 1846 he was admitted to the bar and was appointed deputy clerk of the...
    • Wm. P. McClain, James F. Clay, J. L. Dorsey.

    • Lawyers; Municipal officials; Legislators; Judges; Portraits
    • William Pollitt McClain was born in 1849 in Henderson, Kentucky. He attended Notre Dame College, graduating in 1869. He then attended the law department of the University of Virginia, graduating in 1872. After practicing law in Missouri, he...
    • 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...
    • W.H. Wadsworth.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • William Henry Wadsworth was born in Maysville, Kentucky, on July 4, 1821. He was educated at the Maysville Seminary, becoming a lifelong friend of Ulysses S. Grant, After study in Augusta College, he read law in the office of Payne & Waller and was...
    • John F. Hager.

    • Lawyers; Municipal officials; Portraits
    • John Franklin Hager was born in Floyd County, Kentucky, on March 16, 1853. His family moved to Ashland, Kentucky, in 1864, and he was educated in the public schools and at Ashlands Beech Grove Academy. He was admitted to the bar in 1873 and...
    • William Gillette, Louisville, Feb. 25, 1920.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and writer William H. Gillette seated with chin on left hand, wearing a three-piece suit with tie. Born July 24, 1853 in Hartford, Connecticut, Gillette starred in eight productions at Macauley's theatre between February 1884...
    • Marie Wainwright.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of actress Marie Wainwright in costume of long white gown and bonnet, holding a book and a rosary. She stands in front of a stage backdrop featuring trees and a column. Marie Wainwright was born in Philadelphia circa 1853 and...
    • Ralph Delmore.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer Ralph Delmore wearing an overcoat with fur collar, mustache, and white bow tie. Born in New York City on December 18, 1853, Delmore appeared at Macauley's Theatre in "The Third Degree" in December 1909. He died November 21,...
    • 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...
    • William Gillette, circa 1915.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and writer William H. Gillette seated with chin on left hand, wearing a three-piece suit with tie and pin-striped pants. Born July 24, 1853 in Hartford, Connecticut, Gillette starred in eight productions at Macauley's theatre...
    • John Drew. 1910.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of John Drew, Jr., of the famous Drew/Barrymore theatrical family (the son of John Drew Sr. and Louisa Lane Drew, and uncle of Ethel, John, and Lionel Barrymore), wearing a mustache and a tuxedo with white...
    • Lillie Langtry with water pail.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Hand-colored character portrait of "The Jersey Lily," performer and writer Lillie Langtry, seated on the grass holding a water pail. She shields her eyes with her right hand, and wears a cotton dress and apron. Born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton in...
    • Lillie Langtry.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of "The Jersey Lily," performer and writer Lillie Langtry, standing in front of an outdoor backdrop with ferns and stone steps, wearing a long white dress with train. Born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton in Jersey, Channel...

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