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    • A. Herrmann.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Magicians; Men
    • Autographed portrait of Alexander Herrmann (billed as Hermann III, "the only successor to Herrmann the Great") wearing a middle part, thick mustache and goatee, and suit jacket and tie. Herrmann III performed at Macauley's Theatre four times...
    • A.T. Wood.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Andrew T. Wood was born in Fleming County, Kentucky, in 1834. He received a good common-school education and in 1862, he enlisted in the Federal army, Company C, Tenth Kentucky Cavalry. He was mustered out in 1863 and moved to Mount Sterling,...
    • Adelaide Herrmann.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Women
    • Full-length portrait of dancer and magician Adelaide Herrmann wearing a long dress. Born Adelaide Scarsez in London, on August 11, 1853, she married magician Herrmann III (Alexander Herrmann) and performed with him, including four appearances at...
    • Adelaide Herrmann.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of dancer and magician Adelaide Herrmann in right profile, wearing a long dress with train and a crocheted cap, and holding a bouquet of flowers. Born Adelaide Scarsez in London, on August 11, 1853, she married...
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, 1897.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, a side-wheel ferry with steel hull (170 ft. x 48 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, the ferry operated in the St. Louis area initially and, after being sold to Falls City Ferry...
    • Andy Murrel, preacher.

    • Preachers; Men; Horses; Portrait photographs
    • Reverend Andrew "Andy" J. Murrell, mountain preacher, on horseback. Reverend Murrell performed the marriage ceremony for James Anderson Burns and Martha E. Sizemore in 1897.
    • B. J. Peters.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legislators; Portraits
    • Belvard J. Peters was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, November 3, 1805. He attended Buck Pond Academy, in Woodford County, then Transylvania University, where he graduated in 1825. He read law under Chief Justice John Boyle, received a license...
    • Bank of St. Helens, Shively, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Cityscapes; Buildings; Financial facilities; Banks
    • Bank of St. Helens, St. Helens, Kentucky is at a sharp intersection, in a panoramic photograph on a wet day. St. Helens, Kentucky, is now known as Shively. It's located at U.S. 60 and 31 W (Dixie Highway). The town was founded by Christian William...
    • 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....
    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • BLUFF CITY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 42 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1896. Owned by Anchor Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans. BLUFF CITY was the last boat, and the only...
    • BOB DUDLEY, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Stern and port side of stern-wheeler BOB DUDLEY, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. BOB DUDLEY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 29 ft. x 3.8 ft.), was built in 1897. Owned by Ryman Line in Nashville,...
    • Camille Cleveland.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of performer Camille Cleveland seated in a chair with lions' heads carved onto the armrests, wearing a long-sleeved dress. According to an annotation on the verso of this portrait, she is in costume for a...
    • Charles H. Hopper as "Chimmie Fadden."

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer Charles H. Hopper in costume for his role as the title character in "Chimmie Fadden," which her performed at Macauley's Theatre in January 1897. He is dressed as a waiter, holding a tray with a bottle and...
    • Chas A. Hopper as "Chimmie Fadden".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer Charles H. Hopper in costume for his role as the title character in "Chimmie Fadden," which her performed at Macauley's Theatre in January 1897. He steps forward with his right leg, with right arm...
    • Chas. G. Richie.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • Charles Griffith Richie was born in Louisville in 1868. He attended Male High School, graduating in 1887. He was admitted to the law department of the University of Louisville, where he graduated with honors in 1889. In 1894, he was the Republican...

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