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  • Description: Fairy
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    • Little goose girl.

    • Tableaux; Geese; Girls; Fairy tales; Staffs (Sticks); Baskets
    • A young girl, wearing a dress and apron, carries a wicker basket and tall stick, or staff, as she walks alongside a flock of geese in a field. Photographer Kate Matthews' signature is on the lower right corner of mount. Also handwritten on album...
    • Fairy tale, the little goose girl.

    • Tableaux; Fairy tales; Girls; Geese; Streams
    • Young Iva Barbee drives a flock of geese down a creek bed in a reenactment of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "Everything in the Right Place." According to an inscription written by Kate Matthews on another print of this image (ULPA...
    • Scene in Hanlon's Fantasma.

    • Theatrical productions; Child actors; Girls; Supernatural beings
    • A young child, Alice Hanlon, faces a strange-looking inanimate creature atop a base reading "Cant [sic] You Talk." This scene, from the Hanlons' "Fantasma, or Funny Frolics in Fairy Land," appears within a five-sided shape forming part of the...
    • Tonia Hanlon.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Child actors; Girls; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Tonia Hanlon wearing a hat, white dress, and striped stockings. The Hanlons performed "Fantasma, or Funny Frolics in Fairy Land" at Macauley's Theatre in March 1885 and January and October 1891. They also appeared...
    • Mr. Hanlon, circa 1885.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Three-quarter length seated portrait of either William or Frederick Hanlon, who brought their "Fantasma, or Funny Frolics in Fairy Land" spectacle to Macauley's Theatre in March 1885. The man wears a bow tie, velvet vest, long double-breasted...
    • William Hanlon.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Three-quarter length portrait of William Hanlon leaning against a chair with arms folded, wearing a three-piece suit. The Hanlons performed Fantasma, or "Funny Frolics in Fairy Land," in March 1885 and January and October 1891, plus "New Fantasma"...
    • Ignacio Martinetti, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer Ignacio Martinetti in fairy tale character costume, probably for his role in "Babes in Toyland," which he performed at Macauley's Theatre in December 1904. He wears a hat with tassel, one-piece suit with...
    • Helen Gifford, circa 1890.

    • Tableaux; Women; Costumes
    • A woman wearing a costume and holding a small dagger is stooped slightly as if "ready to strike." The woman is believed to be Helen Gifford, a resident of Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in...
    • Antebellum tableau vivant.

    • Tableaux; Women; Dwellings; Houses; Flowers
    • Young woman in an antebellum dress and bonnet is picking flowers outside the open windows of a home. On the oval print's lower right border is photographer Kate Matthews' signature and also in her handwriting "June, 1860". Given that Matthews was...
    • Dresden shepherdess.

    • Tableaux; Girls; Shepherdesses; Outdoor furniture
    • Picture of a framed, tinted print of a little girl in Dresden shepherdess attire seated on cast-iron bench in a garden. The girl is holding a hoop and stick. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants, or...
    • Girl standing at chalkboard.

    • Girls; Blackboards; Students; Tableaux
    • A young girl, with braids in her hair, stands facing a blackboard, apparently thinking about her next answer. Written on the blackboard are: "Cat," "rat," and an addition problem. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose...
    • Sallie, 1860.

    • Tableaux; Women; Doors & doorways
    • A woman in a plaid skirt and velvet jacket is entering the door of a frame cabin or house. Ivy covers the steps and walkway and Wisteria blooms over the door. Kate Matthews wrote "Sallie, 1860" on an album page with another print of this image. ...
    • Nun on dirt road.

    • Tableaux; Nuns; Dirt roads; Trees
    • A woman dressed as a nun stands in the middle of a tree-lined dirt road in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Photographer Kate Matthews' signature is on lower right corner of mount. Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux...

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