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    • John Lee Ragland of Louisville, Kentucky.

    • John Lee Ragland of Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Actors; Costumes

    • Portrait of Johnny "Rags" Ragland of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing a too small bowler, painted face, and comical look. Crop marks outline his image, and the photograph is marked with discolorations. A small, smudged snippet of an article...
    • John H. Whallen of Louisville, Kentucky.

    • John H. Whallen of Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Men; Business people; People associated with entertainment & sports

    • Buckingham (Burlesque) theater owner John Henry Whallen of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing a vest and bow tie, sitting at his desk. The photograph has been cut to an irregular shape and is marred with discolorations and yellowing from age.
    • Nadja, circa 1933.

    • Nadja, circa 1933.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Women

    • Portrait of burlesque star known as "Nadja." She wears her hair parted in the middle, long earrings, thin eyebrows, and dark lipstick. Nadja performed numerous times at the Gaiety Theater in Louisville before it was destroyed by fire in...
    • Alice Oates.

    • Alice Oates.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of right profile of performer Alice Oates wearing a hat, earrings, dramatic eye makeup, and a fringed shawl. Born Alice Merritt in Nashville, Tennessee in 1849, she married fellow actor James A. Oates and produced burlesque and comic opera...
    • Pauline Markham 1868.

    • Pauline Markham 1868.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of Pauline Markham, possibly costumed for her role in "Sinbad the Sailor." She wears a scarf on her head and a short jacket and shorts with fringe. Pauline Markham was a member of Lydia Thompson's Burlesque...
    • Lydia Thompson.

    • Lydia Thompson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Actresses

    • Three-quarter length portrait of woman wearing her hair piled high atop her head (with long strands also worn down), a heavy necklace and earrings, and a long-sleeved dress with stripes at the cuffs. She is leaning onto her right arm, set atop a...
    • Lydia Thompson 1868.

    • Lydia Thompson 1868.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of woman with long hair wearing long-sleeve dress and small hat with feathers. It may be actress Lydia Thompson (per an annotation on mount verso), who produced and directed Lydia Thompson's Burlesque Troupe in the 1860s - 1870s. The...
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