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    • 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...
    • Charles F. Towle, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Portrait of Charles F. Towle wearing jacket, vest, tie, and pince nez. His inscription indicates that he managed the touring company of "Ben Hur" that performed at Macauley's Theatre in March 1908. Inscription on mount, lower center: To my friend...
    • William L. Abingdon as "The Devil," circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of actor William L. Abingdon in costume for the role of in "The Devil," which he performed at Macauley's Theatre in November 1908. He stands with arms folded, wearing a white tie and tails and devilish eyebrows. Abingdon was born...
    • William L. Abingdon, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of left profile of actor William L. Abingdon in costume for the role of in "The Devil," which he performed at Macauley's Theatre in November 1908. He is seated with left hand in white glove forming a fist, and wears a white tie...
    • Aphie James, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of a smiling woman wearing a hat and a necklace. She may be Aphie James, who performed at Macauley's Theatre with Louis James in March 1908 in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" (as Mrs. Ford); "The Comedy of Errors" (as Adriana, wife to...
    • Charles F. Brown, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Portrait of Charles F. Brown, with gray hair parted in the middle, wearing a suit jacket and bow tie. His reference to "The Honey Boys" may indicate that he managed the George Evans and his "Honey Boy" Minstrels, which performed at Macauley's...
    • Don Philippini, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Musicians; Men; Posing; Uniforms
    • Full-length portrait of conductor Don Philippini, leader of an eponymous symphony orchestra that toured the American South. Although this portrait is inscribed January 11, 1908, there is no indication that his orchestra performed at Macauley's...
    • Edward S. Abeles, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actor and lyricist Edward S. Abeles, possibly in costume for the role of Montgomery Brewster in "Brewster's Millions." He is seated on a stool with arms folded, wearing what appears to be a band uniform...
    • HIWASSEE, 1908.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port side of HIWASSEE, on the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana. HIWASSEE, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (100 ft. x 20 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built in 1908 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana....
    • R.C. McCALLA, 1908.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port side of R.C. McCALLA, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. TOMBIGBEE is tied to the outside of R.C. McCALLA. A stern-wheel snag-boat with wood hull (100 ft. x 28 ft. x 5 ft.), R.C. McCALLA was built by Howard in 1908. Owned...
    • Scott Cooper, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer Scott Cooper wearing a suit jacket and tie with stickpin, and holding a pipe in his left hand. Scott Cooper performed in "Paid in Full" at Macauley's Theatre in December 1908. Inscription on print, lower center: To Col. Jno....
    • CITY OF MUSKOGEE, 1908.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CITY OF MUSKOGEE backing out from Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana on a trial run up the Ohio River. CITY OF MUSKOGEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (127.6 ft. x 28.5 ft. x 4.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1908. Owned by Merchants...

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