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    • Augustus, front view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Augustan; Imperial (Roman)
    • Portrait head. "This portrait has fundamental importance in the study of Augustan iconography. Both it and a very similar portrait in the Forbes collection are considered excellent examples of the Louvre type of Augustan portrait. [...] This...
    • Colonel Andrew Cowan portrait, 1900.

    • Men; Portraits; Portrait photographs; Clothing & dress
    • A copy photograph of a head and shoulders portrait of Col. Andrew Cowan, a white man wearing a three piece suit and tie with grey hair and a mustache. Cowan was integral to the creation of the Louisville Park System by lobbying for the formation of...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 13-3.

    • Soldiers; Discovery & exploration; Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C.; Greece--History; Mythology, Greek; Rome--History
    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left: centurion watching man wearing crown accompanied by children with brooms and whips; bearded man wearing fur pelt witnesses arrival, by boat, of colonists, who have already begun hunting;...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 17-3.

    • Discovery & exploration; United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Men; Ships; Missionaries; Indians of North America
    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: portrait of George Washington; portrait of man with trim beard wearing Elizabethan collar - possibly William Shakespeare; seated man writing with quill at table strewn with books;...
    • Tiberius, front view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman); Julio-Claudian
    • "[…] this portrait probably came from the forum's Augusteum (a shrine dedicated to the imperial family). […] In this portrait, the hair is combed forward, with short bangs over the forehead, formed by straight and regularly laid locks that open in...
    • Helen Jameson portrait, 1930.

    • Women; Portrait photographs; Clothing & dress
    • A head and shoulders studio portrait of a young white woman wearing a lace, sleeveless top with a gauzy shawl and beaded necklace. She has chin length wavy hair. The invoice indicates this is a senior portrait and she is likely Helen Jameson.
    • 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...
    • R. D. McLean.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of left profile of performer R. D. McLean, with his hair powdered, and wearing a toga. Born March 7, 1859 in New Orleans, Louisiana, McLean and his wife, fellow actor Marie Prescott, toured together until Prescott's death in the...
    • Marie Prescott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of right profile of actress Marie Prescott. She wears a white dress reminiscent of those worn in ancient Greece, and her hair pulled back into a bun. Prescott and her husband, fellow actor R. D. McLean, toured together until Prescott's...
    • Rachel Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of left profile of actress Rachel Booth, wearing a white bonnet and polka-dot dress. Rachel Booth (1862-1955) married actor James T. Powers (1862-1943) in 1892, so this portrait must pre-date her marriage. An inscription on...
    • Rachel Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Rachel Booth (1862-1955) standing on a stage set of an elegant home, wearing a white bonnet and polka-dot dress and holding a wringer and iron as if in the process of doing laundry. Booth married actor...
    • Fanny Davenport 1898.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of American actress Fanny Davenport standing in front of a set backdrop, wearing a hat, a dress with bustled skirt, and high boots made of white calfskin. Born into a family of actors on April 10, 1850, Davenport was...

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