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    • Digby Bell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Tuxedoes
    • Full-length character portrait of comedic actor Digby Bell wearing white tie and tails. His receding hairline forms a tuft at the crown of his head and is powdered white at the temples, next to his whiskers, and his thick eyebrows appear to be...
    • Frank Daniels.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of comedic actor Frank Daniels wearing a three-piece suit and striped tie with stickpin. Daniels starred in fourteen productions at Macauley's Theatre between December 1885 and March 1911. Inscription on mount, lower right: Yours on the...
    • Adelaide Thurston in "Polly Primrose".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of comedic actress Adelaide Thurston in costume for the role of Polly Primrose in the play of the same name. She wears a dress, white gloves, floral shawl with tassels, and headpiece with veil, and holds a fan in her lap....
    • Frank Daniels.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of comedic actor Frank Daniels wearing a checked suit jacket. Daniels starred in fourteen productions at Macauley's Theatre between December 1885 and March 1911. Location of photo studio: Columbus (Ohio)
    • Adelaide Thurston.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of comedic actress Adelaide Thurston wearing a long, empire-waist, off-the-shoulder dress and a floral garland in her hair. She stands leaning against a small round table. Thurston appeared at Macauley's Theatre...
    • Evans & Hoey.

    • Group portraits; Actors; Actresses; Men; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Horizontal portrait of members of the Evans and Hoey comedic troupe (nine men and four women) posed among tall letters reading "Evans & Hoey." Led by Charles E. Evans and William Hoey, who married twin sisters Minnie and Helena French,...
    • Annie Pixley.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of comedic actress and producer Annie Pixley. She stands in front of a tree, wearing a bonnet, dress, and striped apron. Pixley starred in three productions at Macauley's Theatre, in February 1884, March 1886, and...
    • Billy Barry 1865.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men
    • Three-quarter length seated portrait of minstrel and comedic performer Billy Barry. He has dark wavy hair and wears a three-piece suit with pocket watch fob and large white bow tie. As William Barry, he starred in "The Rising Generation" at...
    • Melville Stewart, circa 1905.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Three-quarter length portrait of comedic actor and director Melville Stewart standing with hands in trouser pockets wearing a white hat, bow tie, and silk cummerbund with striped wool suit. He performed at Macauley's Theatre in "A Country Girl" in...
    • Frank Daniels "The Ameer".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of comedic actor Frank Daniels wearing a suit jacket and white tie with stickpin. Daniels starred in fourteen productions at Macauley's Theatre between December 1885 and March 1911, including "The Ameer," in January 1901. Inscription on...
    • Digby Bell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of comedic actor Digby Bell wearing white tie and tails. His receding hairline forms a tuft at the crown of his head and is powdered white at the temples, next to his whiskers, and his thick eyebrows appear to be...
    • Digby Bell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of comedic actor wearing a suit jacket and tie with stickpin. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1849, Bell died June 20, 1917 in New York City. Digby Bell starred in productions of "Lawn Tennis" (October 1880); "The Tar and the Tartar"...
    • Digby V. Bell as Ruddifoot in "Lawn Tennis."

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of comedic actor Digby Bell in costume for his role as Ruddifoot in "Lawn Tennis," which he performed at Macauley's Theatre in October 1880. He wears a hat and long jacket with knee-length pants and knee-high white...
    • Harry Short.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actor Harry Short in costume for a comedic performance. He stands before a stage curtain with his left hand held out, looking at it suspiciously, and wears long hair, a top hat, a double-breasted jacket with vest...

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