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    • Ada Rehan, circa 1880.

    • Ada Rehan, circa 1880.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes

    • Character portrait of actress Ada Rehan wearing a bonnet with ostrich plumes and a high-necked blouse. Born Bridget Crehan, in Limerick, Ireland, on April 22, 1857, she died in New York City on January 8, 1916. Her first appearance at Macauley's...
    • Percy Haswell, circa 1902.

    • Percy Haswell, circa 1902.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of performer and director Percy Haswell standing with arms folded next to an end table with floral arrangement, wearing a long-sleeved dress with high collar. Born in Austin, Texas, on April 30, 1871, Haswell...
    • Charles B. Wells, circa 1892.

    • Charles B. Wells, circa 1892.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Three-quarter length portrait of stage and screen actor Charles B. Wells, who was born ca. 1851 and died October 14, 1924 in Bayside, New York. Here he wears a suit jacket, vest with watch fob, tie, and striped trousers. He has a mustache, and...
    • John Wilkes Booth.

    • John Wilkes Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of infamous actor John Wilkes Booth, wearing hair parted at the side, a handlebar mustache, a dark suit jacket and tie, an overcoat, and leather gloves. Born May 10, 1838, the youngest brother of renowned actors Edwin Booth and Junius...
    • Billie Burke, circa 1909.

    • Billie Burke, circa 1909.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of right profile of actress Billie Burke, wearing her hair atop her head (held by headband and braid) and a short-sleeved dress. Burke, best known for playing the role of Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the 1939 MGM movie "The...
    • J. Wilkes Booth.

    • J. Wilkes Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of infamous actor John Wilkes Booth, wearing a handlebar mustache, suit jacket, and bow tie. Born May 10, 1838, the youngest brother of renowned actors Edwin Booth and Junius Brutus Booth, Jr., Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln...
    • Hilda Spong.

    • Hilda Spong.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Three-quarter length portrait of actress Hilda Spong in haughty pose, standing with head tilted back and arms behind her back. She wears an evening gown with draping shoulders, and her dark hair is pulled back. Born May 14, 1875 in London, England,...
    • Frank Campeau, circa 1914.

    • Frank Campeau, circa 1914.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of stage and screen actor Frank Campeau wearing a three-piece pin-striped suit and tie with stickpin. Born December 14, 1864 in Detroit, Michigan, Campeau died November 5, 1943 in Hollywood, California. Inscription on print, lower center:...
    • Margaret Wycherly, January 1914.

    • Margaret Wycherly, January 1914.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Oval-shaped portrait of British character actress Margaret Wycherly wearing a velvet hat with feather, fur stole, and pearl necklace. Born in London, England on October 26, 1881, Wycherly died June 6, 1956 in New York City. She was married to...
    • Donald Robertson.

    • Donald Robertson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of actor Donald Robertson wearing dark jacket and white necktie. Robertson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on December 12, 1860, and died on May 20, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. He led the acting troupe The Drama Players (of the Chicago...
    • Anna Litus.

    • Anna Litus.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women

    • Full-length portrait of woman leaning against banister, wearing a long dark silk dress and a braid wrapped around her head. Annotation on print verso: Anna Litus with the Drama Players at the Macauley Theatre Nov. 13, 14 in comedies by Moliere and...
    • Julian Eltinge.

    • Julian Eltinge.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing

    • Actor and female impersonator Julian Eltinge was born William Dalton in Newtonville, Massachusetts on May 14, 1883 and died in New York City on March 7, 1941. Eltinge performed at Macauley's Theatre in George M. Cohan and Sam H. Harris Minstrels...
    • Palace of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1893.

    • Palace of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1893.

    • World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.); Exhibition buildings; Buildings; Flags

    • A large institutional building located on a small waterway as seen from a nearby bridge or shore. Five flags are flying from the building. Small ferry and sight-seeing boats are passing by. It appears to be the Palace of Fine Arts constructed for...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • Assyria--History; Kings; Queens; Men; Women; Animals; Rescue work; Asia--History; Textbooks; Daggers & swords; Lutes; Stringed instruments; People associated with religion; Children; Nomads; Harps; Persia; Turkey; Poland; Denmark

    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left (all images signed "Hartwell" unless otherwise noted): Sardanapalus (Assyrian king) seated on throne holding a goblet aloft, with men and women in attendance; scene in city square;...
    • Gen. Robert Anderson, U.S.A. (Fort Sumpter [sic]).

    • Gen. Robert Anderson, U.S.A. (Fort Sumpter [sic]).

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Robert Anderson (1805-1871), a brigadier general in the Union Army of the United States Civil War. He born in "Soldier's Retreat," near Louisville, Kentucky. He was the commanding officer of Fort Sumter during the attack by...
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