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    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actor Louis James in costume as dastardly villain. He wears a hat with plume; tunic with cape and tights; a sword at his side; and a mustache, small pointy beard, and devilish expression on his face, perhaps...
    • 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...
    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Autographed portrait of actor Louis James wearing a suit jacket. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Troilus and Cressida cast on lawn.

    • Group portraits; Actors; Actresses; Costumes
    • Hand-colored group portrait of the cast of Shakespearean tragedy "Troilus and Cressida" posed, in costume, on a lawn, possibly at the University of Louisville. They wear Roman helmets, tunics, sandals, and shields, and a man holds a...
    • Troilus and Cressida cast on lawn.

    • Group portraits; Actors; Actresses; Costumes
    • Hand-colored group portrait of the cast of Shakespearean tragedy "Troilus and Cressida" in costume on a lawn, possibly at the University of Louisville. They wear Roman helmets, tunics, sandals, and shields, and a woman holds a partially-obscured...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Character portrait of actor Louis James in three-quarter profile, wearing a toga, perhaps for the role of Julius Caesar. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly...
    • Rignold.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of Shakespearean actor George Rignold (1839-1912). He has a mustache and wears a jacket and tie. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Mlle. Berthe Girardin.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of Shakespearean actress Berthe Girardin wearing straw atop her head, and a short-sleeved dress with apron and striped skirt.
    • Modjeska - "Rosalind".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing
    • Full-length character portrait of Mme. Helena Modjeska costumed as a man, wearing a hat, tunic, leggings, and boots and posing with large spear. The annotation indicates that she is performing the role of Rosalind in the Shakespearean comedy "As...
    • Mr. George Rignold.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Character portrait of Shakespearean actor George Rignold (1839-1912) in costume for a theatrical role as King Henry V, which he performed at Macauley's Theatre from February 14-19, 1876 and April 29-30, 1878. He has a mustache which appears to be...
    • Wilson Barrett.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Character portrait of Shakespearean actor Wilson Barrett wearing a suit jacket, tie with stickpin, and unbuttoned houndstooth overcoat. His curly hair is worn relatively long in the back, with short bangs. Barrett was born February 18, 1846 in...
    • Edwin Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of Edwin Booth in Shakespearean costume, possibly for a role as Hamlet. His hair is curly, and he wears a dark tunic. Edwin Booth, born November 13, 1833, was a performer, producer, and theatre owner/operator. He managed the...
    • Louis James as Julius Caesar, circa 1886.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Portrait of left profile of actor Louis James portraying Julius Caesar, with white hair and a toga. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays,...
    • Geo. Rignold.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Autographed portrait of Shakespearean actor George Rignold (1839-1912). He wears a jacket and tie. His hair is parted in the middle and he has a mustache which appears to be waxed at the tips. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Louis James, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of Louis James in costume for a role in "The Two Orphans." He wears a floppy hat, hoop earring, small mustache, and silk scarf and vest. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879...
    • Johnston Forbes-Robertson, circa 1911.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor and director Johnston Forbes-Robertson, wearing three-piece suit and tie. Forbes-Robertson was born January 16, 1853 in London, England, and became renowned for his Shakespearean roles. He married actress Gertrude Elliott in 1900,...

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