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    • Charles Wyndham as David Garrick.

    • Charles Wyndham as David Garrick.

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

    • Photogravure portrait of English actor and Sir Charles Wyndham's London Company producer, Sir Charles Wyndham, in costume for the title role in "David Garrick." He is seated, wearing an 18th century military uniform with sword in his...
    • Ned Palfrey, circa 1891.

    • Ned Palfrey, circa 1891.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of Ned Palfrey wearing costume consisting of hat, long jacket with ruffled shirt, and high boots. He holds a cane behind his head. There is no record of his appearance at Macauley's Theatre in 1891, nor of any...
    • Scene from a minstrel stage show.

    • Scene from a minstrel stage show.

    • Theatrical productions; Minstrel shows; Blackface entertainers; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Production photograph of a scene from a minstrel stage show, with an outdoor backdrop and picnic props. One man in blackface points a shotgun at another man in blackface, while a man in the middle, with long sideburns and wearing a hunting cap and...
    • Kellar.

    • Kellar.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Magicians; Men

    • Three-quarter length seated portrait of Harry Kellar, who is bald and wears a three-piece suit with white bow tie. Magician Harry Kellar performed at Macauley's Theatre in December 1899 (billed as "The Great Kellar, Magical...
    • Clay Clement, circa 1898.

    • Clay Clement, circa 1898.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of writer, producer, and performer Clay Clement, Sr., wearing a suit jacket and dark necktie. Clay Clement starred in seven productions at Macauley's Theatre between 1887 and 1909. There is no record of a performance on March 28, 1898, the...
    • George W. Wilson.

    • George W. Wilson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Blackface entertainers; Men; Costumes

    • Portrait of actor George W. Wilson in blackface. He wears the collar of his shirt up, and rests his chin on his left hand. This image depicts African Americans in a stereotyped fashion that may be offensive to many viewers; the University of...
    • Man in Oriental costume.

    • Man in Oriental costume.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of heavyset man wearing bald cap and kimono, standing with legs wide apart and gesturing with outstretched arms. This image depicts Asians in a stereotyped fashion that may be offensive to many viewers; the University...
    • Joseph Jefferson as Caleb Plummer.

    • Joseph Jefferson as Caleb Plummer.

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

    • Colored (by Bonnaudtype, a new process at the time) and autographed portrait of performer, producer, and arranger Joseph Jefferson III in costume for the title role in "Caleb Plummer." He wears a stovepipe hat, striped shirt, suit jacket,...
    • Louis James.

    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of actor Louis James seated with hands clasped, wearing a 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 inscription references...
    • Percita West, circa 1904.

    • Percita West, circa 1904.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of actress Percita West in costume for a role, possibly as a Greek goddess. She wears a long white dress and leans against a marble column. There is no record of her appearing at Macauley's Theatre in 1905, the date...
    • Jameson Lee Finney.

    • Jameson Lee Finney.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Seated, three-quarter length portrait of performer Jameson Lee Finney wearing a dark suit and tie. He performed in "A Fool and His Money" at Hoyt's Theatre (New York City) in April-May 1903, although there is no record of this play at...
    • 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...
    • May Stewart, circa 1887.

    • May Stewart, circa 1887.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of May Stewart standing in front of a set backdrop of trees and flowers, wearing a dress with tasseled fringe and overlay. "Starlight," starring Vernona Jarbeau, was playing at Macauley's Theatre on the date...
    • 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...
    • Joe Jefferson.

    • Joe Jefferson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes

    • Character portrait of performer, producer, and arranger Joseph Jefferson III as the wizened Caleb Plummer, wearing a stovepipe hat and striped shirt with knotted tie. Jefferson was born in 1829 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died April 23, 1905...
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