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    • Hubert (?) Wilkie.

    • Hubert (?) Wilkie.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Costumes; Shawls; Beards

    • Portrait of right profile of H. (possibly Hubert) Wilkie. He appears to be wearing a costume with a beribboned collar. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Frank Carlysle.

    • Frank Carlysle.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of Frank Carlysle (possibly also known as Frank Carlyle), who has dark curly hair and a mustache and wears a tuxedo with tails. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Jozio Hofmann.

    • Jozio Hofmann.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Musicians; Boys; Pianos

    • Full-length portrait of Polish child piano prodigy Jozio Hofmann leaning against a piano, wearing a striped jacket and knee-length pants. Born in Poland in 1876, he went on to a career as a pianist and composer using the name Josef Hofmann. Josef...
    • Louis James as Julius Caesar, circa 1886.

    • Louis James as Julius Caesar, circa 1886.

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

    • Portrait of left profile of actor Louis James portraying Julius Caesar, with white hair and a toga. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays,...
    • 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...
    • Edwin W. Hoff.

    • Edwin W. Hoff.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of performer Edwin W. Hoff standing in front of the door to a modest house, wearing an ethnic costume of fez, mustache, and embroidered garments, possibly for his role in "The Begum," a comic opera set in...
    • Ernest E. Whiting.

    • Ernest E. Whiting.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Portrait of Ernest E. Whiting, with head tilted to his right. He has a mustache and wears a jacket with polka-dot tie. Inscription on print, upper right: To my friend Macauley from Ernest E. Whiting. Location of photo studio: Cleveland (Ohio)....
    • Chas. Coghlan.

    • Chas. Coghlan.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of performer and writer Charles Coghlan wearing a bowler, mustache, and suit jacket with tails, and holding a cane and gloves. Coghlan performed at Macauley's Theatre opposite his sister Rose Coghlan in...
    • Lydia Thompson 1868.

    • Lydia Thompson 1868.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of woman with long hair wearing long-sleeve dress and small hat with feathers. It may be actress Lydia Thompson (per an annotation on mount verso), who produced and directed Lydia Thompson's Burlesque Troupe in the 1860s - 1870s. The...
    • Prof. Damrosch.

    • Prof. Damrosch.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Musicians; Men

    • Three-quarter length portrait of left profile conductor, music educator, and composer Walter (Johannes) Damrosch seated, with head leaning on right hand, wearing a suit jacket and pants. Born in Germany on January 3, 1862, Professor Damrosch died...
    • John Gilbert.

    • John Gilbert.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of performer John Gilbert in costume for the role of Sir Anthony Absolute in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's "The Rivals." He is seated facing left, and wears a white wig, long jacket, vest, knee-length pants,...
    • Adelaide Herrmann.

    • 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...
    • Herrmann, The Third.

    • Herrmann, The Third.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Magicians; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length portrait of magician Alexander Herrmann (billed as Hermann III, "the only successor to Herrmann the Great") in a magician's costume. He stands with arms folded, wearing a skullcap, robes, mustache, and goatee. Location of...
    • Ed W. Dunn, circa 1899.

    • Ed W. Dunn, circa 1899.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Press agents; Men

    • Portrait of Ed W. Dunn wearing slicked-back hair sticking out in the back, a plaid suit jacket with American flag pin, white vest, and polka-dot bow tie. As his inscription indicates, Dunn served agent to performer and writer Stuart Robson...
    • Emily Rigl.

    • Emily Rigl.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of actress Emily Rigl looking straight at the camera, with her head tilted slightly to her right. She wears a flower in her hair and a patterned shawl around her neck. Rigl was born in the Netherlands and began performing in musicals and...
    • 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...
    • Kittie Blanchard & Kate Claxton.

    • Kittie Blanchard & Kate Claxton.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actresses Kitty Blanchard and Kate Claxton costumed in matching scullery hats and dresses. Kate Claxton starred in eight productions at Macauley's Theatre between January 1877 and May 1890. Kitty...
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