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  • Description: Merry
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    • Jennie Reiffarth in "Merry War" 1881.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of actress Jennie Reiffarth in costume for her role in the comic opera "The Merry War." She stands in front of a set backdrop featuring a tree, wearing a dress with a feminine version of an admiral's...
    • Very merry Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Poinsettias; Flowers
    • Three poinsettia flowers arranged vertically against a green background. In addition to the main caption ("A very merry Christmas"), the card reads, "May your hearth be encircled with a merry throng and make this Christmas one to cherish long."...
    • Mildred Bright in "The Merry Countess"?

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of young woman wearing large fan-shaped hat and black dress with gathered bodice. The inscription's reference to "The Countess" and the name "Millie" on the back of the photo indicate that this may depict actress Mildred Bright...
    • Harry Ridings, circa 1909.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Three-quarter length seated portrait of Harry Ridings, apparently a manager of the touring group performing operetta "The Merry Widow" at Macauley's Theatre. He wears a suit and necktie, and holds a cigar in his right hand. His inscription refers...
    • Wishing you a merry Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Holly; Books
    • Open book bearing the inscription "Wishing you a merry Christmas." A red bow lies near the book, and a holly vine with berries is draped above it. Another vining plant is faintly visible in the background. "C-111" printed on front. Postmarked 1910?...
    • Garrison Sherwood.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Figure in a robe with a harlequin design playing a stringed instrument similar to a lute [possibly a troubadour]. In the background is a castle. Above the castle is the phrase "Ex Libris." The musician and castle are framed by a peaked window....
    • Ruth Garnold.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Autographed, hand-colored full-length portrait of Ruth Garnold (also known as Mrs. J. W. McAfee) wearing a large hat with ostrich plume and a long blue dress. Inscription on mount verso: To Mr. Macauley, with best wishes for a Merry Xmas and Happy...
    • Billie Burke, circa 1909.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of right profile of actress Billie Burke, possibly in costume for her role in "Love Watches," which she performed at Macauley's Theatre at Christmas 1909. She leans forward in an armchair, toward a set backdrop of a...
    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor Louis James seated with hands clasped, wearing a suit and tie. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays. His inscription references...
    • Aphie James, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of a smiling woman wearing a hat and a necklace. She may be Aphie James, who performed at Macauley's Theatre with Louis James in March 1908 in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" (as Mrs. Ford); "The Comedy of Errors" (as Adriana, wife to...
    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor Louis James seated with hands clasped, wearing a suit and tie. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays, including "The Merry Wives...
    • Louis James, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor Louis James wearing a three-piece suit and tie. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays. His only visit in 1908 was several weeks...
    • John E. Ince, circa 1889.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Comedians; Men
    • Portrait of comedian John E. Ince wearing a suit jacket and striped tie. Inscription on mount, lower center: I wish you a Merry Xmas Your friend John E. Ince. Dec. '89. Location of photo studio: Columbus (Ohio). Title supplied by cataloger.
    • John Jack - Falstaff.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of John Jack in costume for the role of Falstaff, who appears in three Shakespeare plays: Henry IV, Parts I and II, and "The Merry Wives of Windsor." He is a large man, and walks with a cane. Location of photo studio:...
    • Tim Murphy, 1906.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Oval-shaped, seated portrait of performer and producer Tim Murphy wearing a three-piece suit and tie, and a serious expression. He performed at Macauley's Theatre in "Old Innocence" on December 12-15, 1906, and starred in a total of seventeen...

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