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    • Fred Karem of Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Actors
    • Portrait of Fred Karem of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing his curly hair parted to the side, and striped tie. Crop marks outline his image, and the photograph is yellowing from age. Attached to back of image: ROSTAND COMEDY TO BE PRESENTED; The...
    • Eleanor Barry 1902.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Autographed three-quarter length seated portrait of actress Eleanor Barry wearing her hair in a bun, a pearl necklace, a long gown with sparkly embroidered patterns, and a large floral corsage. The Stuart Robson Company, of which Eleanor Barry was...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, 1931.

    • City & town life; Motion picture theaters; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Stores & shops; Automobiles; People; Buildings
    • Address: 625 S. 4th Street, Louisville, Kentucky. This street scene shows crowds of people lining the sidewalks to get into Loew's and United Artists Theatre. The features are Ronald Coleman in Unholy Garden and a Charlie Chase comedy. Other...
    • Arts Club Louisville.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative shield featuring a pegasus, a palette with paint brushes, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), and a pan flute or panpipe. Black ink with orange highlights. A scroll near the top of the shield has the text "The...
    • Alice N. Pickett.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative panel featuring a young man in profile wearing a helmet with wings, a horn, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), two snakes wrapped around a staff with wings (caduceus), and a scroll with Greek text. At the base...
    • Garrison Sherwood.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Figure in a robe with a harlequin design playing a stringed instrument similar to a lute [possibly a troubadour]. In the background is a castle. Above the castle is the phrase "Ex Libris." The musician and castle are framed by a peaked window....
    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Organs; Balconies; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Demolished, 1952). Built as a vaudeville theater by the National Theater Company in 1913, the design came from the architectural workshop of Albert Kahn. The National Theater was sold within the year to the...
    • Grace Van Studdiford.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women
    • Full-length portrait of Grace Van Studdiford, actress and co-producer (with Charles Bradley) of the Grace Van Studdiford Amusement Company, which specialized in comedy and opera. She is standing on an Oriental rug wearing buns at each side of her...
    • Grace Van Studdiford.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of Grace Van Studdiford, actress and co-producer (with Charles Bradley) of the Grace Van Studdiford Amusement Company, which specialized in comedy and opera. She wears a hat with large bow, necklace, and dress with embroidered leaves at...
    • Emma Carus.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of vaudeville and musical comedy actress and singer Emma Carus, who appeared at Macauley's Theatre in "Forty-five Minutes from Broadway" (December 1907) and "The Salt of the Earth" (January 1922). Location of photo studio: Chicago (Ill.)....
    • The latest portrait of Ethel Barrymore.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Periodical illustrations
    • Theatre Magazine page featuring actress and director Ethel Barrymore, who was born August 15, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents (Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Drew), siblings (John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore), and other...
    • Nat C. Goodwin as Modus in "The Hunchback".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Well-known and widely reproduced photogravure of Nat C. Goodwin in costume for the role of "Modus" in "The Hunchback." He stands before a backdrop of a painting, wearing long curly hair, a long jacket with ruffled collar, knee-length pants, and...
    • 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.

    • 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...

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