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    • N. C. Goodwin.

    • N. C. Goodwin.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Autographed photomechanical print of performer and producer Nathaniel Carll (N. C.) Goodwin wearing a tuxedo jacket and white bow tie. Goodwin was born July 25, 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, and died January 31, 1919 in New York City. He was...
    • Minnie Maddern.

    • Minnie Maddern.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of American actress and director Minnie Maddern Fiske leaning against a rock formation, in front of a backdrop of a body of water, wearing an ermine-trimmed robe and holding a black hat in her hand. Born...
    • Gilbert, Donnelly, & Girard Comedians.

    • Gilbert, Donnelly, & Girard Comedians.

    • Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Group portrait of three men from the Gilbert, Donnelly, & Girard comedy troupe (presumably John Gilbert, Henry V. Donnelly, and Edward Girard, although not necessarily in that order from left to right), which performed at Macauley's Theatre in...
    • Aphie James, circa 1908.

    • 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...
    • Trixie Friganza, circa 1903.

    • Trixie Friganza, circa 1903.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of actress Trixie Friganza standing on a terrace wearing a long white dress and straw hat and holding a parasol. The portrait was allegedly touched up to make her appear slimmer. Trixie Friganza was born Delia...
    • Louis James, circa 1908.

    • 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...
    • Stuart Robson.

    • Stuart Robson.

    • Portraits; Actors; Men

    • Photogravure portrait of actor and writer Stuart Robson wearing a jacket and tie. Robson, who married actress May Waldron, was born March 4, 1836 in Annapolis, Maryland, and died April 29, 1903 in New York City. He first performed at Macauley's...
    • Eleanor Robson. "Merely Mary Ann".

    • Eleanor Robson. "Merely Mary Ann".

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

    • Full-length character portrait of actress, producer, and writer Eleanor Robson in costume for the role of Mary Ann in the comedy "Merely Mary Ann," which she performed at Macauley's Theatre on November 30 - December 2, 1905. She wears...
    • N. C. Goodwin Jr. in "Hobbies".

    • N. C. Goodwin Jr. in "Hobbies".

    • Portraits; Actors; Men; Posing

    • Rectangular lithograph of performer and producer Nathaniel Carll (N. C.) Goodwin, in three-piece suit, eyeglasses, and mustache, posed underneath a larger portrait of him (clean-shaven). This appears to be an advertisement for his performance of...
    • Mrs. Fiske. Mary of Magdala.

    • Mrs. Fiske. Mary of Magdala.

    • Portraits; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Color lithograph of American actress and director Minnie Maddern Fiske in the role of Mary of Magdala. She wears regal robes of gold with a crown, and sits on a throne holding a scepter. The background of the drawing is of blue tile with various...
    • McIntyre & Heath.

    • McIntyre & Heath.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of comedy duo McIntyre & Heath, who performed at Macauley's Theatre in "The Ham Tree" (February and December 1906 and November 1913); "In Hayti" (December 1909); and "Red Pepper" (January 1923). McIntyre,...
    • The Rivals.

    • The Rivals.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Playbills; Actors; Actresses; Men; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Montage of seven lithographic portraits, plus a program, for "The Rivals," a comedy in three acts by Richard Brinsley Sheridan which, in its 1896 All-Star tour, was directed by C. B. Jefferson and Joseph Brooks, and starred William H....
    • Eleanor Robson.

    • Eleanor Robson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Half-tone photomechanical print of actress, producer, and writer Eleanor Robson wearing a scullery cap, likely in costume for the role of Mary Ann in the comedy "Merely Mary Ann," which she performed at Macauley's Theatre on November 30 -...
    • Nat C. Goodwin.

    • Nat C. Goodwin.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Snow

    • Full-length character portrait of performer and producer Nathaniel Carll (N. C.) Goodwin, wearing an overcoat, fur hat, and gloves amid a simulation of falling snow. Goodwin was born July 25, 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, and died January 31, 1919...
    • Modjeska - "Rosalind".

    • Modjeska - "Rosalind".

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

    • Full-length character portrait of Mme. Helena Modjeska costumed as a man, wearing a hat, tunic, leggings, and boots and posing with large spear. The annotation indicates that she is performing the role of Rosalind in the Shakespearean comedy...
    • Nat C. Goodwin.

    • Nat C. Goodwin.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of performer and producer Nathaniel Carll (N. C.) Goodwin wearing a tuxedo jacket and white bow tie. Goodwin was born July 25, 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, and died January 31, 1919 in New York City. He was married five times, most...
    • Nate Salsbury after escape to England.

    • 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...
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