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    • 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...
    • Eliza Weathersby in "Hobbies".

    • Eliza Weathersby in "Hobbies".

    • Portraits; Actresses; Women; Posing

    • Rectangular lithograph of Eliza Weathersby, in short dress with shawl, sword, and bangles, posed underneath a larger portrait of her (wearing more traditional clothing and jewelry). This appears to be an advertisement for her in a performance of...
    • Alberta Gallatin, circa 1907.

    • Alberta Gallatin, circa 1907.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer Alberta Gallatin wearing a velvet robe. Born in Campbell County, West Virginia, on April 5, 1861, Gallatin appeared at Macauley's Theatre twice: in "Cousin Kate" (October 1905) and "Dorothy...
    • Vokes Family.

    • Vokes Family.

    • Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Families

    • Group portrait of three Vokes sisters (Victoria, Rosina, and Jessie), who, with Fred and Fawdon Vokes, wrote and performed sketches as the Vokes Family in the 1880s. They are wearing dark, winter-weight dresses and hats. They performed "The...
    • Lizzie Harold, circa 1883.

    • Lizzie Harold, circa 1883.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of Lizzie Harold in costume for her role in "Princess Chuck," of which there is no record of a performance at Macauley's Theatre. She is seated on a rock, wearing a bonnet and tattered dress. Inscription on...
    • Adelaide Long Branch?, circa 1890.

    • Adelaide Long Branch?, circa 1890.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women

    • Portrait of a young woman with her head tilted to her right, wearing her hair pulled back and a necklace. There is no record of a performance at Macauley's Theatre in August 1890. Inscription on mount verso: To [illegible] from Adelaide Long Branch...
    • N. F. Gilbert, circa 1880.

    • N. F. Gilbert, circa 1880.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Portrait of a young man wearing a suit jacket and tie with horseshoe-shaped pin. "The Two Orphans," starring Kate Claxton and Charles A. Stevenson, was playing at Macauley's Theatre on March 18-20, 1880, but there is no indication that...
    • Edward Hume.

    • Edward Hume.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Portrait of Edward Hume in three-quarter profile, wearing a suit jacket and tie. There is no record of a performance at Macauley's Theatre on October 19, 1902, the date on which this portrait was inscribed. Inscription on print, upper corners: With...
    • Maude Adams in her new play, "Peter Pan".

    • Maude Adams in her new play, "Peter Pan".

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

    • Composite of nine separate photographs of Maude Adams, an actress born Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 11, 1872. She appeared at Macauley's Theatre thirteen times between 1902 and 1918, including two performances as...
    • Willie Collier.

    • Willie Collier.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of actor, writer, and director Willie (William) Collier wearing a three-piece suit with black bow tie. Collier was born in New York City on November 12, 1866, and died January 13, 1944 in Beverly Hills, California. He married actresses...
    • Harry Lauder 23.11.1911.

    • Harry Lauder 23.11.1911.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Autographed character portrait of Vaudeville performer Harry Lauder wearing a Scottish beret and jacket with bow tie. Harry Lauder performed in "Ever Ne" at Macauley's Theatre on December 19, 1923. The performance listed at Macauley's on...
    • Maxine Elliott, circa 1897.

    • Maxine Elliott, circa 1897.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of Maxine Elliott seated on a bench before an outdoor backdrop, wearing a hat with flowers and dress with puffy sleeves. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland,...
    • Charles F. Brown, circa 1908.

    • 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...
    • John Maynard White, circa 1901.

    • John Maynard White, circa 1901.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Three-quarter length portrait of John Maynard White, standing with arms crossed. He has a mustache and is wearing an overcoat. "The First Duchess of Marlborough," starring Mrs. Sarah Cowell Le Moyne, was performed at Macauley's Theatre on...
    • Vokes Sisters.

    • Vokes Sisters.

    • Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Group portrait of three Vokes sisters (Victoria, Rosina, and Jessie), who, with Fred and Fawdon Vokes, wrote and performed sketches as the Vokes Family. They are wearing striped dresses with pinafores and wide-brimmed hats. These costumes may...
    • Maxine Elliott.

    • Maxine Elliott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes

    • Character portrait of right profile of Maxine Elliott. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868. She debuted on stage in 1890, taking the stage name Maxine Elliott. She...
    • Lolita Robertson Figman.

    • Lolita Robertson Figman.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer Lolita Robertson Figman wearing a hat with large ostrich plume, shawl, long, dark dress, and muff. Born circa 1890 in California, Robertson married actor Max Figman and often performed with him, so this...
    • Fritzi Scheff, circa 1904.

    • Fritzi Scheff, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Three-quarter length photogravure portrait of famous opera singer Fritzi Scheff wearing a hat, cape, and muff. Born August 30, 1879 in Vienna, Austria, Scheff gave a command performance for Queen Victoria in 1900 (at age 21), and was decorated. She...
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