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    • Happy Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Holly; Christmas carols
    • Scroll decorated with holly, bearing the inscription:"Glory to God!' the sounding skies loud with their anthems ring, peace to Earth, good-will to men, from Heaven's eternal king! Light on thy hills, Jerusalem! The Saviour now is born; more bright...
    • Very happy Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Flowers; Poetry
    • Flowers draped near an inscription: "A very happy Christmas. May Christmas fill they heart with love, they life with holy gladness: and in departing may it leave no afterthought of sadness! -- Edith H. Coghlan" Dated 1893 on verso.
    • To my sweetheart.

    • Valentines; Women; Lilacs; Flowers
    • Young woman in white. Below her image is an inscription: My love, I send you / by express / Pray treat my love, / with tenderness. The inscription is written in a white heart and surrounded by lilacs. Design copyright 1912, John Winsch.
    • Howard Gould, circa 1901.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer Howard Gould wearing a suit jacket and black bow tie. Born in St. Anthony, Minnesota, circa 1864, he appeared in Leo Trevor's "Brother Officers" at Macauley's Theatre in October 1901, likely the occasion for the inscription of...
    • Tim Murphy.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and producer Tim Murphy, wearing a suit jacket, upturned collar, and tie. He performed in "A Texas Steer" at Macauley's Theatre on November 25-27, 1895, and starred in a total of seventeen productions at Macauley's Theatre...
    • Daisy L. Whipple as Miss Davids?

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women
    • Portrait of a woman wearing a blouse with cloth flower pinned at her right shoulder. The inscription on the back of the print, Daisy Whipple, conflicts with the annotation on the front, Miss Davids. Annotation on mount, lower center: Miss Davids....
    • Frank E. Aiken, circa 1907.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of left profile of actor Frank E. Aiken. He is wearing a three-piece suit and striped tie. Aiken first performed at Macauley's Theatre on January 18-23, 1875, in Bartley Campbell's "Van, The Virginian" and returned in "Saints and Sinners"...
    • Rose Stahl.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of actress Rose Stahl seated in a wooden chair leaning on her right elbow, wearing a white hat with ostrich feathers, short-sleeve dress, and opera-length white gloves. Born in Montreal, Canada, on October 29, 1870, Rose Stahl...
    • Helen Leslie.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of performer Helen Leslie looking down. According to the inscription, she appeared in a production of Charles H. Hoyt's play "A Hole in the Ground," which was performed at Macauley's Theatre in April 1888, January 1889, and January 1892,...
    • Beatrice Ingram, as "Marguerite".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of performer Beatrice Ingram in costume for the role of "Marguerite," wearing her hair in two braids, a cap, and a dress with high collar. Beatrice Ingram performed opposite Thomas M. Reynolds in "Captain Swift," "Young Mrs....
    • William Davidge, circa 1880.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Oval-shaped portrait of performer William Davidge wearing a fedora, suit jacket, and tie with stickpin. Autograph on mount, lower right: Wm. Davidge. Inscription on mount verso, upper center: J. Macauley Esq. with kind regards of Wm. Davidge (?)...
    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of right profile of performer Effie Ellsler, wearing her hair in a braid. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 17, 1855, she married Frank Weston and starred in ten productions at Macauley's Theatre between March 1878 and January 1901....
    • Nate Salsbury after escape to England.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length portrait of actor, playwright, and manager Nathan Salsbury (also known as Nate or N. Salsbury) standing in a garden, wearing a suit and top hat and leaning on a cane. Salsbury was born in Freeport, Illinois on February 28, 1846 and died...
    • Helen Byrne.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Oval-shaped, three-quarter length character portrait of Helen Byrne standing with hands on hips, wearing a hat with flowers at either side of her head, and a dress with floral corsage and tasseled shawl. She performed at Macauley's Theatre in...

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