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    • Scene from a minstrel stage show.

    • Scene from a minstrel stage show.

    • Theatrical productions; Minstrel shows; Blackface entertainers; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Production photograph of a scene from a minstrel stage show, with an outdoor backdrop and picnic props. One man in blackface points a shotgun at another man in blackface, while a man in the middle, with long sideburns and wearing a hunting cap and...
    • The Progressive Minstrel.

    • The Progressive Minstrel.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men

    • Portrait of producer and musician William H. West, known as "The Progressive Minstrel." He is seated, wearing a jacket with tails; tie; polka dot vest; and striped pants, and holding a baton and a pair of leather gloves. Born June 18,...
    • Old Jim.

    • Old Jim.

    • Minstrels; Violins; Stone walls; Men; Dogs; Tramps

    • Portrait of a man and his dog next to a vine-covered stone wall. The bearded man wears ragged striped tuxedo pants, a tuxedo jacket with tails and a top hat. He carefully holds a fiddle and bow in his arms. The man is Jim Felton, a wandering...
    • J. H. Haverly.

    • J. H. Haverly.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men

    • Color lithograph of Col. Jack H. (Christopher) Haverly wearing a full mustache, suit jacket, and tie. Born June 30, 1837 in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, J. H. Haverly led a series of minstrel and operetta troupes, which performed at Macauley's...
    • Lew Dockstader.

    • Lew Dockstader.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men

    • Portrait of minstrel show performer, producer, and director Lew Dockstader with balding hair and mustache, wearing a suit jacket and necktie with stickpin. Born August 7, 1856 in Hartford, Connecticut, Dockstader died October 26, 1924 in New York...
    • Dan Bryant.

    • Dan Bryant.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men

    • Oval-shaped portrait of Dan Bryant, minstrel performer and manager of Bryant's Minstrels, wearing a suit jacket, wide tie, and overcoat. Born Daniel Webster O'Brien in Troy, New York, in 1833, he died in New York City on April 10, 1875. Location of...
    • George Wilson.

    • George Wilson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men

    • Three-quarter length portrait of minstrel performer George Wilson. He wears a topcoat and holds his right hand behind his back. George Wilson's Ideal Refined Minstrelsy performed at Macauley's Theatre on September 3-5, 1888; he returned with George...
    • Sam Devere.

    • Sam Devere.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter length portrait of minstrel performer Sam Devere leaning on the arm of a velvet-upholstered chair, wearing a mustache, overcoat, and three-piece suit with bow tie, and holding a top hat. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Billy Barry 1865.

    • 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"...
    • J. Daly.

    • J. Daly.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of minstrel performer John Daly wearing a hat and patched pants held up by suspenders, and carrying a satchel, possibly for his role in "A Bowery Girl". Inscription on mount verso, upper center: To my friend...
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